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New Bill Says: Cut Pentagon, Fund Global Vaccines

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
"We can't bomb our way out of a global pandemic. Shifting funds from weaponry and military contractors to producing Covid vaccines will save hundreds of thousands—if not millions—of lives around the world."

A Washington Echo Chamber for a New Cold War

Cassandra Stimpson and Holly Zhang TomDispatch
demonstrator with protest sign A Rising China Lifts All Boats (Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, and Surface Ships), Not to Speak of Fighter Planes, in the Military-Industrial Complex.

The Pentagon Took Money for PPE and Bought Weapons

Phyllis Bennis Foreign Policy in Focus
sewing a mask The military says that the “health” of the defense industry is crucial to national security. But the CARES Act money was specifically allocated to protect the health of the people of this country — not the companies that build weapons.
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