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What Can We Do To Help Ukraine?: 03/01/2022

William Woodring - The Suffolk Journal

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, social media has been flooded with posts, stories and tweets about what’s going on and how it will affect the world. However, it’s vital that we remember those who the conflict has impacted the most: Ukrainian civilians.

Could The Risk Of War Pose A Financial Burden For Americans?: 02/23/2022

Sydney Kalich - NewsNation Now

The United States has provided $650 million in defense equipment and services to Ukraine this past year alone amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

Ukraine Crisis: Urgent Action Gathering: 02/11/2022

Bernie Delegates Network - Roots Action

Discussing the Ukraine crisis.

Us Army Draws Praise, Criticism With New Net-Zero Plan: 02/10/2022

Joseph Winters - Grist

"This is a great step forward, but what is required is a more ambitious plan.”

America Competes Act Ignores Social Needs, Feeds Tensions With China: Analysis: 02/07/2022

Brett Wilkins - Common Dreams

"Prioritizing any version of the bill over all the ongoing crises that people are dealing with today in the U.S. shows that getting an edge over China is apparently our government's most urgent priority."

30+ Global Justice Organizations Urge Congress To Pass Bill Focused On Cooperation Between U.S. And China: 01/21/2022

Johanna Kichton - Common Dreams

Amid Rising Global Tension, Groups Caution Congress From Finalizing Bill That Would Exacerbate U.S.-China Antagonism and Promote Militarism at Home and Abroad

Congress Approved $778 Billion For The Pentagon. That Means We Can Afford Build Back Better.: 12/16/2021

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Lindsay Koshgarian, and Liz Theoharis - Politico

Some senators say Biden’s social and climate bill costs too much, but comparing it to the military spending plan they just passed suggests otherwise.

An Endlessly Increasing Pentagon Budget: 12/15/2021

Lindsay Koshgarian - The New York Times

“Houses Passes Defense Bill in Rare Display of Unity to Salvage Shared Priority” (news article, Dec. 8) didn’t do justice to the sheer size of the Pentagon budget. After months of intense debate over the president’s Build Back Better, at $1.8 trillion over 10 years, a Pentagon budget with annual ...

Senate Slammed For Passing 'Bloated' Ndaa But Delaying Build Back Better Act: 12/15/2021

Brett Wilkins - Common Dreams

"Don't tell me we can't afford to fight poverty, cancel student debt, pass paid leave, and defeat the climate crisis," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal after senators approved the $786 billion military spending bill.

What’S In The $768 Billion Defense Bill?: 12/13/2021

Haili Blassingame - NPR

A $768 billion defense bill passed the House last week. Where is all this money going? And how could shifting national security concerns impact the future of military spending?