Category: War Spending
The problem is not just that we’re paving the planet rather than saving lives. And it’s not just that paving one’s way out of traffic predictably generates more traffic. It’s also that we’re destroying the planet’s climate in the process
There is no question that, in the immediate aftermath, following U.S. military conquests, wars, occupations, and sanctions, U.S. multinational corporations (MNC) lost out on profitable sites for investments.
Rich and powerful people will always find a way to profit from, rather than pay in any manner for, wars. Furthermore, I want to point out that we are already making great sacrifices for our current war. We have already been drafted and we are already paying war taxes. According to the War Resisters League, for the 2015 fiscal year, approximately 45 percent of every income tax dollar paid to the U.S. government will end up being spent on war
From Carter to the Islamic State, 35 years of building bases and sowing disaster
What does the United States spend its money on that these other countries do not?
The Phantasmagoric World of Washington
The US military is already having to devote significant resources to coping with the effects of major weather events
Congress, thankfully, did give the Pentagon a deadline to get itself in better financial shape — 25 years ago
One of the group’s earliest activities had little to do with supporting the troops. Move America Forward tried to prevent theater owners from showing Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11.
For years, anti-arms trade campaigners have been told by government ministers of all political parties that Britain has a tough and rigorous arms control regime