Elliot Swain

Elliot Swain is a Baltimore-based activist, public policy graduate student and researcher for CODEPINK.

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In a 2015 speech to the U.S. Congress, the very Congress that is so beholden to the war machine, Pope Francis asked why deadly weapons were being sold to those who inflict untold suffering on society. The answer, he said, was money, “money that is drenched in blood, often innocent blood.” (Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr/cc) Views
Monday, February 05, 2018
As Congress Feeds the Merchants of Death, the People Must Divest
In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending that exceeded the cap for fiscal 2018 by $70 billion, bringing the total request to an enormous $716 billion. Inevitably, this means more Pentagon contracts will be awarded to private corporations that use...
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