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COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military and War Budget

April 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

Invest in Public Health Care for All and the Green New Deal Reduce and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons To highlight the urgent need to reduce our spending on wars and militarism a small and safe demonstration was held yesterday, April 29, 2020, next to the L3Harris …

Why Raytheon?

April 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

“Our work is still to insure peace, paradoxically through developing the world’s most powerful weapons systems…and these works are wonderful works indeed.” —General Electric chairman, Fred Borch, 1964  “Together, we’re advancing defense strategy, protecting people and infrastructure through proven solutions that make that world a …

Invest in Minds Not Missiles

November 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

The clearest expression of the nation’s values and priorities are embodied in the federal budget. The growth of higher education and university-based scientific research in the U.S. after WWII has been critically dependent on federal investments, voted annually as part of the Congressional discretionary budget. …

The former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell delivered a searing indictment of the US national security state to more than 100 people gathered for the Mass. Peace Action Annual Meeting at the Harvard- Epworth Methodist Church on March 9th. In a …

Memorial Day and the War Economy

May 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Remarks delivered at the Veterans War Economy Encampment, May 29, 2018.  Watch this talk on video: Part 1 and Part 2  We all know that most of the giant corporations that dominate the economy pay few if any taxes. That means that we the people pay. The …

Defense R&D and the Military-Industrial Complex

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Science and National Priorities Lecturer Subrata Ghoshroy, Research Affiliate, MIT Science, Technology, & Society group (STS) Subrata Ghoshroy is a former Congressional Science Fellow and Member of the Professional Staff of the House Armed Services Committee. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at the Tokyo Institute …

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