Capitalism

Jon Queally, staff writer
Coinciding with growing income inequality, widespread economic stagnation, and a continued lack of basic health services during the same time period, a new federal report reveals a surging suicide rate among the U.S. population over the last three decades. Published Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics, an arm of the Centers for...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Women protest against the murder of Indigenous leader and activist Berta Cáceres in La Esperanza, Honduras. (Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)
Indigenous women, environmentalists, and feminists across the globe on Tuesday...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Lending credence to the momentum behind Bernie Sanders' grassroots campaign, a...

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In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...