Category: War / Peace
|June 15, 2014||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, War / Peace|
If you’re not American, you might know that the US spends more money on war than all the other major nations combined.
|May 30, 2014||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
When you think of torture, you used to think of long ago or far away but not of the good ol’ USA. Now must be the bad new days.
|May 27, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, War / Peace|
If you owned stock in or worked for a weaponeer, even if your pay is not blood money, it still comes from over-charging citizens.
|May 8, 2014||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
It does not take much courage to threaten the helpless but it does take real courage to stand up to bullies.
|April 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, War / Peace|
Putin’s Crimean adventure shifted the conversation off corruption; no one is likely to bring it up again anytime soon.
|April 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial, Land Disputes, War / Peace|
Will any ordinary Ukrainian see one penny of that loan? But will all the regular Ukrainians have to pay back that loan?
|February 28, 2014||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
A new report from the Institute for Economics and Peace calculates the cost of violence all around the world.
|January 29, 2014||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
The Nobel committee has erred before; could they get it right this time? Is Edward deserving?
|December 27, 2013||Posted by Staff under The Progress Report, War / Peace|
If a poor, oil-rich Muslim country really threatens America, is a US attack really the best response? Or would something more legal be better?
|December 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under Holidays, War / Peace|
Contractors and the rest of the military/industrial complex are able to celebrate Christmas 365 days of the year, thanks to politics and apolitical citizens.
|December 23, 2013||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
Harvard’s Joshua Greene on the evolution of morality—and why humanity may, objectively, be getting better in the long run.
|November 27, 2013||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
I.F. Stone: “All governments lie and nothing they say should be believed.” Especially when going to war. That’s when, more than ever, we need whistleblowers to refute the official line.
|November 25, 2013||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
It’s hard to enjoy a sports broadcast without enduring a plug for state violence. Where’s the equal time for peace, tolerance, and rational analysis?
|November 20, 2013||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
If government used the ratio of tax dollars per casualty to fight cancer that it uses to fight suicide attackers, its budget would be in the 100s of trillion, impossible to fund — but fighting cancer actually might get results.