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After the Deficit Committee, A New Propaganda Push From the War Profiteers

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

We've got to push back with the truth: military spending costs jobs compared to other ways of spending the money.

Panetta Starts Singing Contractors' Tune After Closed-Door Meeting

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Panetta and his counterparts in the war industry can play Chicken Little all they want about war budget spending cuts, but they can't change the simple fact that military spending is terrible at creating jobs.

Military Contractors Make Their Move on the Deficit Committee

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The new deficit commission is holding its first substantive meeting on Tuesday, and the military contractors are out in force to protect their profits.

The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Mutilated Our Economy

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

These two wars mutilated our economy. There's no other way to say it. We've taken huge sums of wealth out of the economy and done things with it that further damaged the economy.

Want a Healthy Job Market? Invest in Healthy Technologies

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

Two reports conducted by four cooperating groups show that investing in sustainability (energy efficiency, renewable energy, and energy retrofits) c...

Making Smart Choices for America's Clean Energy Future

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

America can benefit greatly from significant energy investments in clean energy-if we are smart.

Peaceful Revolution: Childcare and Construction

Robert Drago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Drago

We need to spend federal money now to help jump-start employment and incomes, but once we are spending money, we should devote it to something worthwhile.