Other major government agencies have long since passed audits. But the Pentagon is so big and disjointed, no one knows where its money goes.
New resource explains how over-investment in militarism and under-investment in climate solutions have contributed to the failure to mitigate climate change – and that ways that we can reinvest military spending to combat the worst existential threat to our communities.
How Washington’s climate spending compares to its investments in the military.
In The Nation, Bill Hartung reviews IPS Associate Fellow Miriam Pemberton’s new book.
Phyllis Bennis joined Al Jazeera to discuss the significance and implications of Biden’s trip to the Middle East.
Even $100 billion is actually a modest cut when it comes to the Pentagon. We could cut much more and end up even safer.
In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.
If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime — it’s against U.S. law, too.
U.S. and NATO militaries spent more than 17 times as much as Russia. Putin still waged war on Ukraine.
This year, the United States will spend twice as much every day on the military than it does on international climate aid all year.
How does our government actually spend our tax dollars? NPP has the receipts.
This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?
The U.S. has relied for far too long on a false equation of military might and higher military spending with security.
Less than one percent of the Pentagon’s new $782 billion budget is marked for Kyiv. About 50 times as much will go to for-profit corporations.
Rather than cheering for a potentially catastrophic escalation, there are other options for the United States to help the Ukrainian people.