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U.S. has spent $6 trillion on wars that killed 500,000 people since 9/11

By Tom O’Connor On 11/14/18 at 2:13 PM EST 5-6 minutes newsweek.com The United States has spent nearly $6 trillion on wars that directly contributed to the deaths of around 500,000 peoplesince the 9/11 attacks of 2001. Brown University’s Watson … Continue reading

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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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VFP Members Arrested Protesting U.S. Wars

Friday, March 22nd Veterans For Peace members were in Ireland working with VFP Ireland on their ongoing campaign to stop allowing the U.S. to fly weapons and soldiers through Shannon on their way to illegal wars in the Middle East. … Continue reading

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US IMPERIALISM IN LATIN AMERICA CONTINUES: IT IS TIME FOR THE PEACE MOVEMENT TO SAY “NO”

by Harry Targ “The Maduro government in Venezuela has been waging a violent crackdown on Venezuelan civil society, violated the constitution by dissolving the National Assembly and was re-elected last year in an election that many observers said was fraudulent. … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE PERMANENT WAR ECONOMY

https://heartlandradical.blogspot.com/2018/11/remembering-permanent-war-economy.html Written nearly 10 years ago… In the Beginning After suffering the greatest economic depression in United States history, this country participated in a war-time coalition with Great Britain and the former Soviet Union to defeat fascism in Europe and … Continue reading

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How America’s War-Financing Strategies Increase Social Inequality in the U.S.

alternet.org By Stephanie Savell / Tom Dispatch In the name of the fight against terrorism, the United States is currently waging “credit-card wars” in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere. Never before has this country relied so heavily on deficit spending … Continue reading

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Divest From War Campaign

img.alternet.org Congress Keeps Funding a War Machine That the Public Should Divest From By Medea Benjamin, Elliot Swain / AlterNet 5-6 minutes Photo Credit: specnaz / Shutterstock.com In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending … Continue reading

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