Monthly Archives: May 2019

2020 Elections: Militarism and the Military Budget

The Trump military budget is more than a third higher than five years ago, while cutting non-defense programs by 9 percent– but the corporate media ignore the issue and Democratic candidates are silent. U.S. ships are involved in provocative “freedom of … Continue reading

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The US Is Spending $1.25 Trillion Annually on War

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the … Continue reading

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