The Squad & Co: Unidos como bloque para reducir el presupuesto militar de Biden

Ahora es el momento de que luminarias progresistas del Congreso como la AOC del Escuadrón, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib y Ayanna Presley se unan al Caucus Progresista del Congreso para ponerse de pie y pararse como un bloque contra un presupuesto militar inflado.

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Imagine this scenario: A month before the vote on the federal budget, progressives in Congress declared, “We’ve studied President Biden’s proposed $753 billion military budget, an increase of $13 billion from Trump’s already inflated budget, and we can’t, in good conscience, support this.” Now that would be a show stopper, particularly if they

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Una Ley de "Sorteo descarado" de GOP HEALS es una bonanza de $ 30 mil millones para el Pentágono

La nueva ley de $ 1 billón de GOP HEALS incluye miles de millones para combatientes F-35, helicópteros Apache y otros programas de asistencia social para el Pentágono.

On Monday the Senate GOP released their outline for a new $1 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. A successor to March’s CARES Act, the 177-page document, named the HEALS Act, includes no funding for hazard pay, the Postal Service, state and local governments, nutrition assistance, or help for uninsured or underinsured Americans, but incorporates

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10 razones por las cuales la policía desfinanciadora debería conducir a una guerra desfinanciadora

De la misma manera que la policía incontrolable con equipo antidisturbios es un peligro para nuestras comunidades, también un ejército inexplicable, armado hasta los dientes y funcionando en gran medida en secreto, es un peligro para el mundo.

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Since George Floyd was murdered, we have seen an increasing convergence of the “war at home” against Black and brown people with the “wars abroad” that the U.S. has waged against people in other countries. Army and National Guard troops have been deployed in U.S. cities, as militarized police treat our cities as occupied war zones. In response to

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Imaginar un departamento de defensa real en tiempos de coronavirus

El pequeño coronavirus microscópico muestra una vez más el fracaso y las limitaciones del militarismo al abordar los problemas apremiantes que enfrenta la humanidad.

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(DavidSwanson.org) -- When a few thousand people were murdered on September 11, 2001, I was actually stupid enough – I kid you not – to imagine that the general public would conclude that because massive military forces, nuclear arsenals, and foreign bases had done nothing to prevent and much to provoke those crimes, the U.S. government would need

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CODEPINK clasifica a los candidatos presidenciales de 2020 en guerra, paz y gasto militar

Medea Benjamin y Nicole Davies de CODEPINK clasifican al candidato presidencial en 2020 en sus registros de guerra, paz y gasto militar.

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Forty-five years after Congress passed the War Powers Act in the wake of the Vietnam War, it has finally used it for the first time, to try to end the U.S.-Saudi war on the people of Yemen and to recover its constitutional authority over questions of war and peace. This hasn’t stopped the war yet, and President Trump has threatened to veto the

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First International Conference Against US/NATO Bases Addresses Militarism

Unlike so much liberal and progressive political discourse in the US, which is obsessed with the personality of President Trump, the international perspective of this conference penetrated that distracting fog and concentrated on the continuity of US militarism regardless of who sits in the Oval Office.

Protestors march next to giant puppet of U.S. President Donald Trump during a demonstration in Brussels, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Europeans are protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's appearance at a NATO summit, marching through Brussels to plead for less military spending and more public money for schools and clean energy. Geert Vanden Wijngaert | AP

For the first time in the history of humanity, the technical means are at hand to eliminate poverty if resources were not diverted to making war. World hunger could be abolished with only a small diversion from military budgets. The only luxuries that so-called middle-class Americans would have to forego would be the Blue Angels air show and

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