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"F-35s Don't Help Families Pay Their Bills": GOP Under Fire for Slipping $30 Billion Pentagon Gift Into Coronavirus Plan
"Just how twisted is the Senate GOP coronavirus bill you ask? It includes $686 million for new F-35 fighter jets."
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Progressives Applaud AOC Proposal to Ban 'Insidious Practice' of Military Recruiting in Schools
"It's important that our youth understand that joining the military isn't the only way to pay for college or find stability in life."
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A state of permanent war is considered America’s new normal. (Photo: U.S. Army Photo by John Pellino/flickr) Views
Killing Democracy in America
The military-industrial complex as a cytokine storm.
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Day After Voting Down 10% Pentagon Cut, 37 Senate Dems Join GOP to Approve $740 Billion War Budget
" I don't want to hear anyone tell me that we can't afford to expand enhanced unemployment benefits when we spend more on endless wars than the next ten countries combined," said Rep. Ro Khanna.
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'War Is Not a Game': AOC to File Amendment Banning US Military From Recruiting on Twitch
"It's incredibly irresponsible for the Army and the Navy to be recruiting impressionable young people and children via live streaming platforms."
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Top VP Contenders Diverge as Warren Votes 'Yes' and Harris Votes 'No' on Slashing Pentagon Budget to Fund Health and Education
Sen. Kamala Harris' no vote "makes her a dubious choice" to be Joe Biden's running mate, said one progressive organizer.
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This picture taken on December 26, 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Staff/AFP via Getty Images) News
"The Fight Isn't Over," Say Anti-War Groups as 139 House Democrats Vote With GOP to Reject 10% Pentagon Budget Cut
"Though our amendment didn't pass, progressive power is stronger than ever. We will keep fighting for pro-peace, pro-people budgets until it becomes a reality," said Rep. Mark Pocan.
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May we choose another way. (Photo: Fibonacci Blue/cc/flickr) Views
Time to Stop Bankrolling War and the Wealthy
The poetry of a movement to change this country.
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'Choose People Over Pentagon': Americans Urged to Call Lawmakers as Congress Set to Vote on 10% Military Budget Cut
"In a moment of pandemic and urgent protest, we refuse to let Congress put defense contractors over peoples' needs"
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The Pentagon budget is more than 100 times the budget of the Centers for Disease Control. (Photo by NurPhoto/Corbis via Getty Images) Views
Americans Overwhelmingly Support Cutting the Pentagon to Support Our Real Needs
A 10 percent cut to the Pentagon could come from a multitude of places, including: ending our never-ending wars in the Middle East, reducing our reliance on nuclear weapons, and turning off the spigot to arms contractors.
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