Arms Spending

I’ve Just Been Canceled For Talking about America’s Israel/Palestine Policy!

I’ve Just Been Canceled For Talking about America’s Israel/Palestine Policy! I’ve Just Been Canceled For Talking about America’s Israel/Palestine Policy!

This kind of penny-ante bullying reveals the intellectual bankruptcy of the pro-Israel cause.

Jun 21, 2024 / Jeet Heer

LAPD officers leave the University of Southern California after clearing an encampment on May 5, 2024.

The Liberal Police State: How Democrats Are Playing Into GOP Hands The Liberal Police State: How Democrats Are Playing Into GOP Hands

Applying the tactics of counterinsurgency warfare to peaceful domestic protest risks blurring the line between Trump and his opponents.

Jun 14, 2024 / Sandy Tolan

This nuclear explosion was conducted at the Nevada Test Site in 1953.

Don’t Believe the Military. We Don’t “Need” More Nuclear Weapons. Don’t Believe the Military. We Don’t “Need” More Nuclear Weapons.

If we’re set on Armageddon, America’s existing force of nuclear submarines is more than enough.

Jun 12, 2024 / William Astore

Daniel Ellsberg at a podium

Daniel Ellsberg’s Moral Acuity Is More Necessary Than Ever Daniel Ellsberg’s Moral Acuity Is More Necessary Than Ever

Ellsberg will continue to speak directly to hearts and minds about the extreme evils of our time—and the potential for overcoming them with love in action.

Jun 11, 2024 / Norman Solomon

Activists from Jewish Voice for Peace occupy the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty on November 6, 2023.

Why the Establishment Loves Smearing Young People as Antisemites Why the Establishment Loves Smearing Young People as Antisemites

Pundits and politicians are elevating blatantly dishonest polls to shore up an indefensible war.

Jun 7, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Yemen Cluster Bomb

When a Bomb Explodes, Someone Profits When a Bomb Explodes, Someone Profits

The military-industrial complex’s hidden domination of our lives must end, which means we must dismantle it.

Jun 6, 2024 / David Vine and Theresa Arriola

Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0

Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0 Conservatives Are Gearing Up for a Major Military Expansion Under Trump 2.0

If Project 2025 gets its way, a second Trump term will funnel more money to the Pentagon, dwarfing even the Biden administration’s spending.

Jun 5, 2024 / Feature / William D. Hartung

A protester holds a sign at a vigil outside the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York City on November 30, 2023, calling on the US to be the first nuclear-armed state to sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.

A Just-Released Watchdog Report Makes the Case for Eliminating Land-Based Nuclear Missiles A Just-Released Watchdog Report Makes the Case for Eliminating Land-Based Nuclear Missiles

Land-based missiles are redundant and dangerous.

Jun 4, 2024 / William D. Hartung

A US Army soldier on patrol near the Turkish border in northeastern Syria, May 2021.

The US Military’s Long History of Killing Innocents The US Military’s Long History of Killing Innocents

The Department of Defense’s annual civilian casualty report is two years behind—but even when it finally arrives, will it say anything of substance?

May 30, 2024 / Nick Turse

Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion (left), is presented with an honour roll of names of the first subscribers to the new Israel Independence Bond issue by American businessman Rudolf Sonneborn (right) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on May, 1951.

How Israel Bonds Put the Cost of the War in Gaza on US States and Municipalities How Israel Bonds Put the Cost of the War in Gaza on US States and Municipalities

After October 7, Palm Beach County, Florida, bought $660 million in Israel bonds. A new lawsuit argues that it’s a bad deal for taxpayers.

May 30, 2024 / Clark Randall and Lucy Randall

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