All Articles on Militarization

Police patrol the Hungarian border fence with Serbia on January 18, 2019 outside Szeged, Hungary. In 2015 thousands of migrants massed on the Hungarian border News
'The Business of Building Walls': New Report Shows Companies Cashing In on Europe's Expanding Anti-Migrant Barriers
"As we celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is tragic that so many new walls have been built across Europe to keep out the most vulnerable people on our planet."
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Compassion, policing—these words don’t go together! (Photo:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Keeping the Peace Is Far More Complicated Than Waging War
The police may be more like an occupying army as the militarization of police departments around the country is becoming common.
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People take part in a demonstration as part of the campaign "Stop Killer Robots" organised by German NGO "Facing Finance" to ban what they call killer robots on March 21, 2019 in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. News
Campaign Renews Demand for Ban on 'Killer Robots,' Calls Out US Obstruction
Without a binding treaty requiring "meaningful human control over the use of force," say campaigners, lives could "be taken based on algorithms"
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Flower are left at the Al Noor mosque March 17, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people are confirmed dead, with with 36 injured still in hospital following shooting attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, 15 March. 41 of the victims were killed at Al Noor mosque on Deans Avenue and seven died at Linwood mosque. Another victim died later in Christchurch hospital. (Photo: Fiona Goodall/Getty Images) Views
Manifestos of Hate: What White Terrorists Have in Common
Writing under the title of “If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim”, Moustafa Bayoumi stated the obvious. “If the El Paso shooter had been a Muslim,” Bayoumi wrote in the British Guardian newspaper on August 6, US President Donald Trump “would be lobbing accusations such as ‘Islam hates us’ in the...
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Raytheon and United Technologies Announce Merger to Create 'Military-Industrial Behemoth'
The proposed merger "should be dead on arrival," said one anti-trust advocate
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Led by US Under Trump, Global Military Spending Soared to Highest Level in Recorded History Last Year
New analysis shows countries around the world spent a total of $1.82 trillion in 2018, with the U.S. and China in top spots
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The Poor People's Campaign News
To Counter Trump's Fake Border Crisis, Poor People's Campaign Tour Aims to Expose 'Real Emergencies' Nation Faces
Nationwide bus tour will highlight systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, the war economy, and "our distorted moral narrative."
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Abe Signals He'll Ignore Will of Okinawa Voters Who Just Overwhelmingly Rejected New US Military Base
Residents of the Japanese prefecture are frustrated with the heavy presence of American troops and warn the replacement base will endanger locals and regional marine life
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The Uses of a Well-Regulated Militia by an Unregulated President
Where will the National Guard be sent in 2019?
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It wasn’t until 2009, for example, that NFL players were even required to leave the locker room for the national anthem, much less stand for it.(Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Does the Super Bowl Feel Too Political? Thank Militarism
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
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