Vox Populi

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W.J. Astore: Dreaming Big About the U.S. Military

As the U.S. military enjoys enormous budgets ($718 billion this year, rising possibly to $750 billion for 2020), Americans are told not to dream big. There might just be a connection here.

April 10, 2019 · 1 Comment

Tom Engelhardt: America’s Addictions

Opioids, Donald Trump, and War When you think of addiction in America today, one thing comes to mind: the opioid epidemic. And it should. It’s serious. According to the National … Continue reading

July 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Binta Baxter: Trump’s Budget Is a Blueprint for a Banana Republic-Style Military Dictatorship

The overall implication of this budget should have all Americans on alert. The Trump Administration has officially unveiled its proposed budget to “Make America Great Again,” and by all accounts … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

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