Conversion for a peaceful, green, & just future
“The devastating impact of this #1.917 trillion in military spending has become painfully clear in the United States as we struggle to keep pace with the healthcare needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic.”
(Video Recording of Webinar) “The discussion highlights SIPRI’s data on international arms transfers and the recently released analysis of world military expenditure and analyses potential future dynamics arising from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).”
Global military expenditure sees largest annual increase in a decade—says SIPRI—reaching $1917 billion in 2019
“United States drives global growth in military spending”
“Sanctions can be more deadly than bullets.”
Given that the Doomsday Clock has moved to 100 seconds to midnight…
Kathy Kelly speaks on The Wounds of War, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan with Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly will also be speaking at the East Side Freedom Library on Friday, January 21: Tim Arango, The New York Times bureau chief in Baghdad from 2010 to 2017 noted that many people he had spoken with in Iraq said […]
“I, for one, doubt that I’ll ever again trust the assertions and promises of most generals. And I’m not in bad company.”
Close the School of the Americas!
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
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Why Military Spending Is More Than You Think It Is
Is what we are doing outside the United States really protecting us?
Count on this: the end of the American military mission in Afghanistan will be unfulfilling and likely tragic.
Majorities of U.S. veterans, public say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, Pew Research
Among veterans, 64% say the war in Iraq was not worth fighting considering the costs versus the benefits to the United States, while 33% say it was.
Chris Hedges illustrates the horrors of war through the eyes of his ancestors who fought at Gettysburg. Lest we forget what war is really like for the soldiers and civilians, it once ravaged our country and took our young men in a senseless war that should never have been fought, not because the cause was […]
Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and their cohorts — are laughing all the way to the bank.
This was Spain: How many countries now where the U.S. bombs with endless war? The arms manufacturers’ dreams ($$$), the world’s nightmare.
“And you’ll ask: why doesn’t his poetry
speak of dreams and leaves
and the great volcanoes of his native land?
Come and see the blood in the streets. . .
“They say: We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. We were young, they say. We have died. Remember us.”