William D. Hartung, Nick Cleveland-Stout, Taylor Giorno
Heightened rhetoric about Russia and China seeking to undermine American influence will only reinforce Washington’s support for repressive regimes. The consequences of that could, in turn, prove to be potentially disastrous.
Political leaders don’t consult economists before they start wars. If they did, we’d have world peace. Just one day in, oil futures hovered near $100 a barrel - higher than they’d been since 2014, and it’s predicted they’ll rise to $125 or $150.
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Oliver Stone sat down with Jacobin to discuss JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass, his new documentary that exhaustively makes the case that the national security state, including the CIA and FBI, killed John F. Kennedy — not a lone shooter.
Mandy Smithberger & William D. Hartung
New report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has outlined three different ways to cut $1 trillion in Department of Defense spending over the next decade. The options in the budget watchdog’s new report are anything but radical.
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