Our tax dollars don’t have to be feeding executive-suite greed and grasping.
The American middle class isn’t the envy of the world anymore.
The top 100 federal contractors have racked up more than $20 billion in fines, penalties, and restitution in hundreds of instances of fraud and other kinds of misbehavior since 1995.
Misplaced money, cost overruns, contractors gone wild: the Pentagon is in dire need of austerity and oversight.
Indian guest workers, brought to the United States to help rebuild following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, hold a hunger strike to protest abuse by Signal International.
It’s time to put the scalpel away and go home.
Foreign Policy In Focus The Lehrer News Hour (November 13) and National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation (November 19) talked with FPIF columnist Zia Mian about Pakistan and nuclear weapons.
Is Bush “the” commander guy or just “a” commander guy? It really doesn’t matter much since he’s the commander in chief. He gets to command, unless Congress decides it’s had enough and commands him not to.