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Peace Dividend

Albany County Issues a Peace Dividend Proclamation

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

Some simply dismissed the proclamation as the Democratic presidential campaign platform. Others said that they would be willing to sign it if the savings on military programs were not re-channeled to domestic social programs.

Elise Foley

Nancy Pelosi Lays Out How Dems Can Claim $2.5 Trillion In Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Suddenly thrust into a crucial role in the debt ceiling negotiations, House Democratic leaders on Friday continued to insist that their ...

How America Can Use Osama's Death To Better Position Its Economy

The New York Times | CHRYSTIA FREELAND | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Osama bin Laden is dead. Now it is time for the peace dividend. That’s a phrase you may remember from the early 1990s, when Soviet Comm...

US Peace Ranking Shows Billions in State Budget Savings

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Despite the devastating financial implications of violent crime in a society, the unfortunate tendency in America is to pursue policies that primarily react to violence, not aim to prevent it.

When Paperwork Power Struggles Turn Dangerous

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

Diluted responsibilities and the lack of definitive chains of command in the U.S. Intelligence community are critically dangerous issues in the public eye.