General Dynamics Shuts Out Critics, “Radical Skeptics”
It’s time to stop buying the lie that corporate accountability for war crimes and human rights violations is really an attempt to “embed radical skepticism toward U.S. foreign policy.”
Does Global Capitalism Now Depend on War-Making to Sustain Itself?
“For the defense industry, happy days are here again. When the defense budget rises it tends to lift all boats in the industry.”
Corporate Military Contractors Got $900 of Your Tax Dollars
This tax season, I'd rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn't you?
Pity Ukraine—and Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, and any other War Zone
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is being seized upon by the military-industrial-congressional complex as the primary reason why U.S. spending on weapons and warfare must soar ever higher.
Why Is US Military Budget More Outrageous Than Ever?
Spending 12 times as much on our military as Russia didn't prevent a war in Europe. It just deprived us of resources at home.
Nuclear Annihilation and Other Topics in Video and Copy
RJ Eskow: There wasn't the slightest basis to think that anyone in power would be ready to lose 20 million people, or 10 million people, or 1 million.
Stop Blaming Biden Defense Department for Something the Former Guy Created
Chris Rodda: Shields of Strength, the Christian jewelry company that produces the Bible verse dog tags with official DoD emblems on them, is refusing to comply with the DoD’s decision that it can’t use the official DoD branch emblems on its Bible verse products.
Taming the Military Industrial Complex: One Successful Battle
Jan Weir: The US military’s grasp for political control of America was recognized in 1975 after a series of intelligence community abuses came to light.
How Congress Loots Treasury for the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex
Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J. S. Davies: Year after year, members of Congress hand over the largest share of our nation’s resources to this corrupt institution, with minimal scrutiny and no apparent fear of accountability when it comes to their own reelection.
Congress Authorizes Weapons Spending Pentagon Wanted Killed
John LaForge: Committees have repeatedly kept hundreds of millions of tax dollars gushing into the coffers of the world biggest weapons contractors — for weapons declared unnecessary by the military.
Where Are Headlines Touting Hefty Pentagon Price Tag?
Sonali Kolhatkar: The Pentagon budget is effectively stealing from government benefits to ordinary Americans. But don’t rely on corporate media or lawmakers to even acknowledge, let alone debate this issue.
The Pentagon's Yearly Blank Check
William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger: Any attempt to curb Pentagon spending will run up against a strikingly powerful arms industry that deploys campaign contributions, lobbyists, and promises of defense-related employment to keep budgets high.