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The $717 Billion Defense Bill That Just Breezed Through The Senate Should Be A National Scandal: 08/03/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - In These Times

Democrats and Republicans rubber-stamped a severely bloated war budget.

The People Saying We Can't Afford To Make College Free Spent $5.6 Trillion On A Pointless War: 07/17/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - BuzzFeed

Ideas like Medicare for all are written off as fantasy thinking by the same people who support virtually unlimited military spending.

Trump’S Complaints About Nato Defense Spending Don’T Add Up: 07/12/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Fortune

Of course, we don’t need Europe to spend more to justify spending less on our military. There’s already plenty to cut without compromising national security. A Department of Defense study found $125 billion in wasteful bureaucratic spending in the Pentagon—and was quietly buried until reporters at TheWashington Post dug it up.

Snapshots Of Our Bloated Military Budget: 06/22/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - The Nation

The Pentagon has seriously misplaced priorities.

The Gop’S New Tax Plan: A Distraction That Could Throw The Midterm Elections: 06/21/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Truthout

President Trump and conservative congressional leaders are talking up a new incarnation of their 2017 tax plan that they say would come to a vote in Congress before the midterm elections.

The Military Industrial Drain: 06/14/2018

Robert Reich - Robert Reich

As Trump stokes tensions around the world, he’s adding fuel to the fire by demanding even more Pentagon spending. It’s a dangerous military buildup intended to underwrite endless wars and enrich defense contractors, while draining money from investment in the American people.

Diplomacy Is Better Than War In North Korea: 06/12/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Common Dreams

If you’re against war, the Singapore Summit is a good development.

Social Insecurity: 06/06/2018

Stacey Vanek Smith & Cardiff Garcia - NPR's The Indicator

As baby boomers retire, the Social Security equation is changing. Today on the show, we look at possible fixes.

7 Surprising Tax Facts You Should Know: 04/17/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Yes! Magazine

Here’s where your tax dollars go (and who isn't paying taxes at all).