Why should the 800 US military bases abroad be closed? with Christine Ahn, David Vine and Robert Kajiwara
The Trident is the deadliest weapon on the planet. Disarm and Live! Also featuring Jeremy Scahill, Medea Benjamin and Cornel West https://youtu.be/4PoFkIMISHI Panelists: • Dr. Cornel West • Jeremy Scahill • Medea Benjamin • The Kings Bay Plowshares 7: ◦ Martha Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s granddaughter, Catholic Worker ◦ Steve Kelly, S.J., Catholic priest ◦ Carmen Trotta, Catholic More
"On Thursday, the House passed a resolution that would reassert Congress’s constitutional, and long-neglected, power to start and end wars. The resolution faces an uphill battle in the Senate, and this is where progressives should place their energy."
This trillion dollars easily breaks the budget on already prohibitively high military spending, and it’s just one of many schemes likely to be adopted.
According to data provided by the Office of Management and Budget, the federal government spent roughly 19 times more on defense and international security assistance than it did on education in 2013. By Robbie Couch The Huffington Post | 7/11/2014 8:40 am EDT Updated: 07/11/2014 8:59 am EDT It's no news that a large portion of our More