Tag: Pentagon spending

US taxpayer dollars, $250 million of em, spent to train sixty, that’s 60, Syrian rebels (that’s fewer fighters than an NFL roster, and more expensive per gladiator!)

How about instead of throwing this money down the proverbial crapper, we use it to potty-train all the children in the world. Or for refugee/humanitarian assistance in Syria. This failure (which we’ve also seen with “training” “our guys” in Iraq and Afghanistan) was inevitable, since nobody could even […]

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Move the Money on Tax Day

By Judith Le Blanc, Peace Action Field Director Today is Tax Day and also the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS.)  On every continent, peace and disarmament, sustainable development groups will hold events. In 70 locations across the US, activities, forums and vigils will be held […]

Peace Action in the NY Times

By Kevin Martin, Executive Director Peace Action If you read the New York Times, you might have seen this last Sunday: “National security and most pressing global issues, such as the climate crisis or cyber attacks or civil conflicts, cannot be solved through military action, or through the […]

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