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.
We need to a new “people’s” military as a force that could truly defend the American republic, focused above all on supporting the Constitution, freedom of speech, the press, and assembly, the right to privacy and due process, justice for all.
Madison Tang and Jodie Evans
Independent Media Institute
The U.S. is continuing its attempts to maintain its status as a global power at all costs, rather than accepting the development of other nations as a positive form of progress for the international community.
By William Minter, Elizabeth Schmidt
Western counterterrorism policy in the Sahel has failed, being both over-militarized and ineffective. All suggest, in slightly varying language, that policy must be “rebalanced” or “rethought” to emphasize diplomacy and good governance.
We need ongoing feminist solidarities to address...abolition, demilitarization and sex worker rights while continuing to work to end policing; for the decriminalization of sex work; for safe. accessible housing; and for stronger social safety nets.
What’s often missing from the discussion in the United States, however, is the desires of the South Korean people. For decades, South Korean citizens have been protesting U.S. military bases on their soil.
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