The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
The United States accounts for approximately 43 percent of all global military expenditures.
In this moving speech, Oscar Arias endorses the Global Day of Action on Military Spending and encourages people around the world to demand demilitarization as the first step towards achieving true human security and development.
More than 130 groups in at least 39 countries will participate in the second annual Global Day of Action against Military Spending, Tuesday, April 17.
As we get ready to give our taxes to the Pentagon, here’s a three-part strategy for reducing global military spending.
The Global Day of Action on Military Spending, of course
It would increase defense spending 42% beyond Cold War levels.
On April 17, thousands of people all over the world will occupy the military industrial complex as part of the Global Day of Action on Military Spending.
Asia is spending more on the military and selling more weapons to the world.
We can all participate in the first Global Day of Action on Military Spending.
Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.
Budget priorities are finally getting a hearing in Washington — let’s not waste it.