Progressives uniting as a block to resist out-of-control military spending would be a no-nonsense exercise of raw power.
It is because we consent and pay our taxes without much thought that half the money we pay the government is for war.
By showing drone strikes as the “answer” to terrible dilemmas, popular culture legitimizes brutal warfare.
Drone attacks exemplify a form of one-sided war — a video game for one side and devastating horror for the other.
Living under COVID for the past year has driven home the reality that militarization doesn’t buy security.
With Democrats and Republicans now both firmly behind the Space Force, it seems there is no going back.
Change to the military-industrial complex, if and when it comes, will have to be driven by the people.
As the Biden years begin, it’s time to give some serious thought to how to demilitarize our democracy.
The “war on terror” has truly become a war of generations.
Many of the top think tank recipients of foreign funding are also top recipients of funding from US weapons makers.