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“Good For Industry”: The Politics Of The Forgotten Humanitarian Crises In Yemen And Gaza By
MINNEAPOLIS– While the mainstream media is dominated by anti-Russia headlines and the upcoming health care vote in the Senate, its silence on two of the greatest humanitarian crises in the world, Yemen and Gaza, is deafening....
Lockheed Martin-Funded Experts Agree: South Korea Needs More Lockheed Martin Missiles By
As tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to rise, one think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), has become a ubiquitous voice on the topic of missile defense, providing Official-Sounding Quotes to dozens of reporters in...
Military Establishment Sees Budgets Blossom Despite Failure To Quash Terrorism By
While the U.S. has long justified its presence in Syria with the need to fight off Daesh (ISIS) and other militant extremist groups, some neo-conservatives – notably Tom Friedman of the New York Times – have called on Trump to “back off fighting” Daesh in Syria...
The US Military Machine Summed Up In An Infograph By
Trump’s budget for 2018, proposes cutting lots of stuff, from the EPA to the NEA and even small cuts at NASA.  One of the few departments that will not see any cuts was the US Department of Defense. In 2015, Politico estimated that there are 800 U.S. bases abroad. The...
Former Bush Aid: U.S. Creating New Foes, Too Many To Handle By
MINNEAPOLIS – No empire has lasted forever. As history as shown, every imperialistic society has eventually succumbed to its own vices, be it misallocation of resources, concentration of wealth in the hands of a small elite minority or the overextension of its military. While...
Trump’s Proposed Budget Includes Whopping $54 Billion Increase In Defense Spending By
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — The White House says President Donald Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The result is that Trump’s initial budget...
Kashmir & Palestine: Both Occupied, Both Victims Of The Military-Industrial Complex By
AUSTIN, Texas — Although their homelands are separated by almost 2,500 miles, Palestinians and Kashmiris share a struggle for liberation and the right to self-determination against occupying forces backed by the might of the American military-industrial complex. While...
Arms Industry Donating To Hawkish Clinton Over Incoherent Trump By
Employees of 25 of the nation’s largest defense companies—such as Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and Raytheon—are choosing to fill the coffers of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over those of her rival, GOP nominee Donald Trump. That’s...
In 1971, Ali Helped Expose the FBI’s Secret Murder Plots Of Activists And Antiwar Disinformation By
As the mainstream media praises Muhammad Ali for his boxing career and Parkinson’s while only glossing over his antiwar bravery, there are untold stories of how this amazing man changed the world. One of these such contributions manifested through a terrible loss during...
Neoliberal Think Tank Report Reveals ‘Blueprint’ For US Empire Under Hillary Clinton By
WASHINGTON — Some of the most powerful players in the military-industrial complex hope to earn big bucks under a possible Hillary Clinton presidency. That’s the conclusion some analysts are drawing from a report, “Extending American Power: Strategies to Expand...