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Not Enough War on the Ground, the US Is Taking It To Space

By Stavroula Pabst / Responsible Statecraft Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX recently secured a classified contract to build an extensive network of “spy satellites” for an undisclosed U.S. intelligence agency, with one source telling Reuters that “no one can hide” under the prospective network’s reach. While the deal suggests the space company, which currently operates over half the active satellites orbiting […]

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Spending Unlimited

Money by Nick Ares is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr By Julia Gledhill and William D. Hartung / TomDispatch The White House released its budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2025 on March 11th, and the news was depressingly familiar: $895 billion for the Pentagon and work on nuclear weapons at the Department of Energy. After adjusting for inflation, that’s only […]