David Swanson, from World BEYOND War, presents a new collection of maps, on subjects ranging from wars and weapons to money and law.
US Drove Last Year’s Over $1.9 Trillion in Global Military Spending
Critics said the new data, coming in the middle of the pandemic, highlighted the need to prioritize real human needs, Jessica Corbett reports.
COVID-19: Ventilators Not Bombs
Once we get past the Covid-19 crisis, the world’s most gargantuan military machine cannot go back to normal, writes Kevin Martin.
US Commandos Deployed to 141 Countries
They made their way to 72 percent of the nations on this planet, Nick Turse reports. And criminal misconduct followed.
Democrats Let Trump Off the Hook on Iran
Party leaders did not challenge the president’s decision to once again have the U.S. dictate behavior to the rest of the world, writes Jeff Faux.
The Militarization of Everything
The expanding cultural authority of the armed forces is a problem for U.S. democracy, writes William J. Astore.
Jingoistic Military Fetishization Is as American as Bald Eagle McNuggets
There’s nothing alien or un-American about Trump’s July 4th military hardware parade, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Everything That is Wrong with Mainstream Feminism
Women controlling the military-industrial complex is not feminism, it’s toxic masculinity. The fruit of a sick valuing system that is poisoning our environment and risking nuclear annihilation, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
WATCH: Peace Congress, Veterans for Peace Seek to End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad
The No Trump Military Parade coalition of 250 organizations held a Peace Congress in Washington, D.C., on Saturday in place of the Trump military parade, which they helped to stop. On Sunday, veterans and military families marched to commemorate Armistice Day. Consortium…
CN VIDEO—Women’s March on the Headquarters of War: The Full Video Report
Consortium News videographer Netra Halperin has produced a full video report of Sunday’s Women’s March on America’s center for planning and executing war.