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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 […]

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Daring Look a Sacred Cow in the Teeth: Military Spending and National (in)Security

( Tomdispatch.com ) – In an age when American presidents routinely boast of having the world’s finest military, where nearly trillion-dollar war budgets are now a new version of routine, let me bring up one vitally important but seldom mentioned fact: making major cuts to military spending would increase U.S. national security. Why? Because real national […]