While Sister Cities have been established between Minneapolis and St. Paul and the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Minneapolis became a Sister City with Najaf, Iraq to further mutual friendship and peace, it’s outrageous that a warship can navigate the world’s waterways literally bearing the names of our cities.
This lust for war is dangerous, pushing us into a potential war with Russia and, perhaps later, with China — each a nuclear power. It is also economically ruinous.
"The Pentagon budget sucks up more than an outrageously outsized 50 percent of the total Fiscal Year 2021 discretionary budget." and how the US tax system is racist.
"While there is much in Joe Biden's and the Democratic Party's domestic policy agenda to be admired and supported, rooting it in Trump initiated anti-China hysteria undercuts our national security."
WAMM joins the Water Protectors for Line 3, Biden's first 100 days, a WAMM campaign on the many sides of military spending, Polly Mann; The Truth Will out despite caging and torture.
"Since Biden's inauguration, the report states, the State Department has approved the sale of $85 million in missiles from Raytheon to Chile, and a $60 million deal between Lockheed Martin and Jordan to provide F-16 Fighting Falcons and services."
Perhaps most important of all, [Biden's] bringing the U.S. back into the Paris climate accords, signaling an understanding that a planetary crisis demands planetwide measures and that the largest carbon-emitting economies should be leading the way. “This isn’t [the] time for small measures,” Biden has said. “We need to be bold.”
"In an age where people around the world want to avoid war and to focus instead on the climate chaos that threatens future life on earth, NATO is an anachronism."
Are Sanders and Warren Throwing a Lifeline to the Military-Industrial Complex? by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies
Among the frontrunners in the Democratic Party presidential primary, Senators Warren and Sanders not only have the most progressive domestic agenda, but also the most anti-war, pro-diplomacy foreign policy agenda. By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Direct to Rise Up Times from the authors. August 26, 2019 The sharpest distinction between them is More