Instead of greenwashing the military, let’s close unneeded domestic and overseas bases, end all U.S. wars, and cut weapons manufacturing.
The private interests thriving on continuous war preparation are thwarting progress towards a less militarized world.
Despite millions of coronavirus cases around the globe, war continues to be waged — many of them on behalf of the united states. That must end immediately.
Economic and political changes borne from the coronavirus must build the resiliency of the poor and working people most affected by the pandemic.
As we take steps to control the virus, these devastating U.S. foreign policies need to be immediately reversed.
The pre-existing crisis of legitimacy for the rulers is compounded by the government’s inept response to the pandemic.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
We’ve debated the costs and benefits of health, environment, and education policy. Let’s do the same for the wars and weapons that take millions of lives.
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the foreign policy section of CNN’s recent Democratic Debate.
The U.S. military is creating an imaginary “space gap” to pour money into closing, wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict.
Moderators at the Democratic debate asked if Medicare for All would bankrupt the country, but failed to ask about the cost of the last two decades of war.
The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon and presidential war powers.
The United States spent over 800 billion dollars on the war in Iraq, while social services and infrastructure crumbled at home.
As long as the top executives of our privatized war economy can reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran, or anywhere, will persist.
The military action to kill Iranian Major General Qassim Suleimani was dangerous, illegal and possibly untruthful.