Tag Archives: cost of war
Donald Trump would have been inconceivable as president without those disastrous wars, those trillions squandered on them and on the military that’s fought them, and that certainly qualifies as “impact” enough.
Autopilot Wars: Sixteen Years, But Who’s Counting?
Militarism as religion in America, permanent war state, and non-military solutions.
Politics is priorities, and ours align with a specific class whose interests are far out of line with the collective good.
William Hartung | The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker: Never Has a Society Spent More for Less
Put another way, preparations for and the pursuit of war will ensure that any future America is dirtier, sicker, poorer, more rickety, and less safe.
Bilmes: We have been using entirely borrowed money to finance our wars.
Amid continued splurging on war – with the U.S. government still far-and-away the world’s leader – there are a few hopeful signs as common citizens learn from the likes of Gandhi and become more suspicious of advocates for violent conflict, writes Lawrence S. Wittner. By Lawrence S. Wittner ConsortiumNews.com June 2, 2014 National officials certainly assume […]
Patty Guerrero: About Condoleezza Rice being the featured speaker at the University of Minnesota Distinguished Carlson Series
March, 29, 2014 Dear Editor, I have read the many pro comments about Condoleezza Rice being the featured speaker at the University of Minnesota Distinguished Carlson Series and wonder a few things. Do these people (and the people who invited her) already forget what she did in authorizing the war in […]
“The UN reported this year that civilian casualties have increased 16 percent this year. In two different UN reports this year they documented that the increase in fighting this year has overly affected women and children – there has been a 30 percent increase in injuries and deaths of children and a 60 percent jump in deaths […]
American communities have become addicted to war spending and military production. As most traditional manufacturing industry has moved overseas seeking cheaper labor the best jobs in most parts of the nation are building weapons. posted by Bruce K. Gagnon August 29 2013 Organizing Notes This is how it works. The US has been providing […]
Kathy Kelly, Peacestock 2013 from Bill Sorem PLUS 1 week ago Kathy Kelly is a tireless peace activist, pacifist, author and founder of Voices in the Wilderness but now a co-leader and co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She lives in Chicago. IL when she is not speaking all over the world and residing in Afghanistan or […]
Cost of War Trade offs> Taxpayers in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District will pay $317.7 million for Afghanistan war spending for FY2012 Enacted.
Trade-Offs, Cost of War Do you want to know the Trade offs for your state, your city, your Congressional District? Go to CostofWar.com and select Trade Offs. Taxpayers in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District will pay $317.7 million for Afghanistan war spending for FY2012 Enacted. For the same amount of money, the following could be provided: 151,124 Annual Energy Costs […]
Almost Half of New Veterans Seek Disability Compensation Amanda Peterson Beadle Published: Tuesday 29 May 2012 Nation of Change “Officials say that the number of disability claims is increasing because of better treatment for battlefield wounds and more outreach from the Department of Veterans Affairs.” About 45 percent of the 1.6 million veterans from the wars […]