Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.
For just over 10 percent of a single year’s military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.
Youth are demanding a Green New Deal and a sustainable economy. We can start by drastically reducing military spending and shifting defense funds toward renewable energy.
The numbers are stark increases from last year’s differences.
While we debate the enormous Pentagon budget, let’s also keep an eye on these four critical amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act.
A group of national security experts from left, right, and center says cutting some of America’s 800 far-flung outposts will save money and make us safer.
Democrats and Republicans rubber-stamped a severely bloated war budget.
Rather than returning the savings to the taxpayers, the plan means to plow those savings back into the Pentagon budget.
For years, it has been the only federal agency that can’t pass an audit.
The Pentagon’s Office of Economic Adjustment mostly missed its chance to wean communities off America’s dependence on defense economics.
There’s a huge opportunity cost to America’s enormous military budget.
Facing financial ruin and the ruins of South Texas, some hawks want to throw more money at the military. That’s ludicrous.
As Dr. King noted 50 years ago, you can’t fight militarism unless you also fight racism and materialism.
Miriam Pemberton, Associate Fellow at the Instutite for Policy Studies, will examine how the U.S. militarized economy was created, where we are now, and how to change course.
Trump’s promise at the latest CPAC conference to unite the GOP as a party for the American worker is in direct conflict with his promise to increase military funding, IPS foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis told the Real News Network.