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"Spending $740 billion dollars a year on this one piece of the federal budget is unconscionable," Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said to Kathleen Hicks, one of President Joe Biden's Pentagon appointees, on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. (Photo: Screengrab from PBS NewsHour) News
Warren Blasts 'Unconscionable' $740 Billion Pentagon Budget While Millions Suffer From Poverty, Joblessness, and Covid-19
"A budget is about priorities," said the Democratic senator.
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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) listen as Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) speaks during a news conference on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
All 10 GOP Senators Behind Skimpy $600 Billion Covid Relief Offer Happily Voted for $740 Billion Military Budget
"Every single one of these Senate Republicans voted to give the Pentagon billions more than what they're willing to give to the American people."
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While Austin did not pledge to halve or radically reduce the Pentagon’s massive carbon bootprint, he did note that “the Department can also be a platform for positive change, spurring the development of climate-friendly technologies at scale.” (Photo: Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Views
If Biden Is Serious About Saving the Planet, He Should End US Military Domination Across the Globe
It would save American taxpayers billions of dollars and diminish the threat to the American people—and to the world.
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Two decades into the twenty-first century, it’s clear that more money for the Pentagon hasn’t made this country safer.  (Photo: Stock photo/Getty) Views
How the National Security State Has Come to Dominate a "Civilian" Government
Demilitarizing our democracy.
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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) puts on a mask during a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on April 23, 2020. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Views
Biden and Congress Must Repeal Law Authorizing Endless Wars
As the 117th Congress prepares to get to work and President-elect Biden continues to put together his administration, it is time to repeal and replace the 2001 AUMF.
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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump confront Capitol police officers at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) News
US National Guard Ordered to Clear and Secure US Capitol Building Under Siege by Pro-Trump Mob
"Clearly and unsurprisingly, the administration confronted mostly peaceful protests by Black Lives Matter with a thousand-fold more concerted and heavier response."
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A woman and her daughter receive food assistance for laid off Walt Disney World cast members and others at a food distribution event on December 12, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo: Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
81 Senators Vote to Override Trump Veto of NDAA as GOP Continues to Block $2,000 Relief Checks
"At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."
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Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is seen on the House steps of the Capitol during votes on Friday, December 4, 2020. News
Ro Khanna Applauds 19 House Democrats Who Joined Him in Voting No on 'Bloated' $740 Billion Military Budget
"They are changing the culture of endless war and calling for more investment instead in the American people."
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President Donald Trump is presented with the U.S. Space Force flag on May 15, 2020. (PhotoL Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Cybernetics and the Trump
"The vice president could have said that one of the tasks of the Space Force guardians would be to protect the country from cyber attacks from space."
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a news conference at his transition headquarters on December 16, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images) News
To Help 'Reshape How America Engages a Changed World,' Biden Given Slate of Progressive Foreign Policy Picks
"There are, in fact, an impressive number of people who could legitimately fill those jobs and question the dominant perspective on foreign policy and national security."
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