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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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Medea Benjamin: 10 Good Things About 2017

When I recently asked a prominent activist how she was doing, she took my hands, looked me in the eyes and said, “Everything I’ve been working on for 50 years has gone down the toilet.” With so many good people … Continue reading

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North Korea: The Costs of War, Calculated

By John Feffer, December 13, 2017  Foreign Policy in Focus Donald Trump is contemplating wars that would dwarf anything that his immediate predecessors ever considered. He has dropped the mother of all bombs in Afghanistan, and he’s considering the mother … Continue reading

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America Has Taken Nearly 70% of the World’s Wealth Gains Since 2012

alternet.org Incentive for Terrorism: America Has Taken Nearly 70% of the World’s Wealth Gains Since 2012 By Paul Buchheit / AlterNet America’s super-rich are taking not just from their own nation, but from the rest of the world. Data from … Continue reading

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Discussion on the American War against Viet Nam

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