As we saw in Texas, climate change is a major security risk. But it’s not the kind the military is well equipped to handle.
Militarism isn’t security. Real security encompasses justice, health, housing, food, education, and civil rights.
CounterSpin interview with Phyllis Bennis on ending the Afghan War.
The alternative to Trump is not the glorification of military service. It’s promoting the kind of service that gets fewer people killed.
Instead of funneling hundreds of billions of dollars each year into militarism, we can invest in the infrastructure of care we need to keep each other safe.
Until we address the Pentagon’s revolving door, private corporate interests are always going to be put ahead of public well-being and care.
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.
Police departments are over-militarized at the local level, too. Ending the 1033 program is one way to change that.
The US should prioritize humanitarian aid over military aid. The former makes for a safer future for all, while the latter makes the world more volatile.
The major challenges flaring up today demand strong public investment in community well-being and resilient infrastructure, not more militarization.
To cut 10 percent of the Pentagon budget, let’s end our Middle East wars, reduce reliance on nuclear weapons, and turn off the spigot to arms contractors.
An outbreak of COVID-19 among U.S. service personnel on Okinawa may help anti-base protesters stop construction of the replacement facility at Henoko.
Military spending is at historically high levels, and increasing under Trump. A ten percent cut is an overdue correction to the bloated Pentagon budget.
From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.
Through personal testimonies of systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism, the event brought the campaign’s bold fusion agenda to new audiences.