Tagged: military spending
There is a growing U.S. movement linking human and environmental needs with a demand to end our wars and liberate the vast resources they consume.
The pending budget deal must include long-overdue military spending cuts.
Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion--or maybe even more.
With a little creativity, we can easily balance the budget without cutting Social Security.
Your Social Security or the fiscal cliff?
"We can make cuts to the military budget without compromising our national security. The Unified Security Budget shows how to cut Pentagon spending to the levels required by sequestration, but still invest in programs that strengthen national security." - Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
The Pentagon's budget has plenty of fat, but cuts need to be targeted.
A no-softballs interview with the woman who will be the first Hindu member of Congress.
Obama will need to recast a foreign policy that has been weak or downright contradictory in standing up for the principles he himself has espoused