Paul Ryan’s spending plans call for slashing the money the State Department can use to protect diplomats.
Activists in Albany County, New York are showing how to get the issue of runaway military spending on the national agenda.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Here’s a proposal for putting the environment smack at the center of security, beginning with Asia.
If lawmakers really want to stop blank checks for spending binges, they should start with the Pentagon.
Even House Republicans can’t stomach spending $17,000 on a helicopter drip pan.
These $800 toilet seats can come in handy sometimes.
Cutting the deficit doesn’t have to hurt. John Cavanagh describes seven places in the budget where we can make cuts that actually make our country greener, more secure, and more sustainable.
A mountain of misleading rhetoric from big Pentagon contractors has buried the facts.
From the crowd that wants to shrink government because this will create jobs, we are now hearing that we can’t shrink the Pentagon because that would cost jobs. Here are the main points of their case, rebutted one by one.
It’s time for Congress to get real.
Here’s a way to reduce the military budget without threatening national security.
The United States can’t afford giveaways for mining and oil companies anymore.
Throwing money at the military doesn’t buy us safety.
Asia is currently in the middle of an unprecedented arms race that is sharpening tensions in the region and competing with efforts to address poverty and growing inequality.