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Why Is U.S. Military Spending Increasing to New, Outlandish Levels?

Lawrence S. Wittner History News Network
Critics of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan to increase funding for U.S. education, healthcare, and action against climate catastrophe say the U.S. can’t afford it, there are no such qualms about ramping up funding for the military.

Afghanistan and Beyond: End U.S. War-Making Everywhere

Azadeh Shahshahani In These Times
We need a reinvigorated anti-war movement. It is time to end all U.S. wars, shut down all U.S. military bases, and put an end to U.S. militarization and sanctions impacting countless people in the Global South.

Friday Nite Videos | September 3, 2021

Portside
How Climate Change Makes Hurricanes Wetter. Come As You Are (Nirvana) | Playing for Change. Reservation Dogs | Trailer. Horsey Vax: The Alternative Medicine for Anti-Vaxxers. Costs of War: the Human Toll of the Post-9/11 Wars.

Costs of War: the Human Toll of the Post-9/11 Wars

The Costs of War Project at Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs illustrates the human toll of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

Prelude to Tax Day

H Patricia Hynes Portside
On Tax Day, there’s more than one elephant in the room, and they’re all in mansions.

Demilitarizing Our Democracy

Mandy Smithberger and William Hartung TomDispatch
arial view of Pentagon How the National Security State Has Come to Dominate a "Civilian" Government

Indirect Deaths

Andrea Mazzarino TomDispatch
book cover The Massive and Unseen Costs of America’s Post-9/11 Wars at Home and Abroad.

Hold On to That Fear

Mike Ferner Portside
The fear you felt that day was an authentic reflection of what millions of people have endured because of the votes you and past colleagues cast as they authorized trillions upon trillions of dollars to feed and unleash the largest war machine ever.
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