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The Us Has Blown Over $21 Trillion On The War On Terror. For Less Than Half Of That, We Could Decarbonize Our Grid, Forgive Student Debt, And Significantly Reduce Child Poverty.: 09/19/2021

Lindsay Koshgarian - Business Insider

1. Since the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. has spent $21 trillion on wars and militarism, which has eroded civil liberties and caused millions of deaths, injuries, and deportations. 2. For less than half that amount, we could decarbonize the U.S. electric grid, create 5 million jobs, deeply reduce child poverty, ...


Climate & Militarism, The Upcoming Kateri Peace Conference On Sept. 18: 09/15/2021

Mark Dunlea - Sanctuary Radio

Lindsay Koshgarian talks with Mark Dunlea of the Hudson Mohawk Radio Network about how we diverted $21 trillion to the war on terror after 9/11 and how racism is a root cause of both militarism and climate change.


After 9/11, The Enemy America Fought For 20 Years Was None Other Than Itself: 09/14/2021

Abdullah Murado─člu - Yeni ┼×afak

A study was carried out by the Washington-based Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Lindsay Koshgarian, director of the institute's "National Priorities Project," points that the direct and indirect costs of the Federal Government's global war on terror inside and outside the United States in the last 20 years have cost ...


Endless Militarization Has Bled Us Society Dry: 09/14/2021

Marc Steiner - The Real News Network

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies calculates that the cost of US militarization since 9/11 is a staggering $21 trillion. Can we ever recoup all those social and economic resources siphoned off by the military-industrial complex?


9/11 At 20: Our Moral Obligation After Two Decades Of War: 09/11/2021

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Tope Folarin - Common Dreams

First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation's assumptions and priorities.


9/11 And After: The Need Is Still For Justice, Not Vengeance: 09/10/2021

John Cavanagh & Phyllis Bennis - The Nation

The US has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.


The War On Terror Militarized America More Than Ever: 09/09/2021

Luke Savage - Jacobin

The War on Terror projected American power abroad with devastating consequences. But it also wrought suffering and waste at home, with consequences we’re still living with today.


Corporations & Democracy: Costs Of Militarism Since 9/11: 09/09/2021

Annie Esposito - KZYX

National Priorities Project (Institute for Policy Studies) has taken a HOLISTIC look at U.S. militarized spending since 9/11, and found $21 trillion over the past 20 years. Where did all that go — and what could this country have funded instead?  


Why Are Americans Paying $32m Every Hour For Wars Since 9/11?: 09/09/2021

Barbara Lee - The Guardian

I was the sole member of Congress to vote against the war in Afghanistan. Congress has yet to stand up against endless militarism


U.S. In The State Of Insecurity: 09/08/2021

- WORT 89.9 FM

A recent report, “STATE OF INSECURITY: The Cost of Militarization Since 9/11“, co-authored by Lindsay Koshgarian of the National Priorities Project, looks in detail at the monies spent by the U. S. since 9/11, not just at international spending for the “War on Terrorism”, but also homeland security, increased spending on ...