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America Military Spending

That's Where the Money Goes

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

There is a direct connection between the massive level of U.S. military spending and belt-tightening austerity at home: most federal discretionary spending goes for war. Aren't there other, better things that Americans could be doing with their money?

Demilitarizing America

Christopher Holshek | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

With some fresh wind at its back, the Obama administration now also has the historic opportunity, beyond re-balancing national strength and power, to transition the meaning of national service and the sacrifice by changing Veterans Day to National Service Day.