Military spending

A Nationwide GDAMS Briefing Call with Bill Hartung and Lindsay Koshgarian Hold the Date – Time and Details to be Announced In preparation for the Global Days of Action on Military Spending, we are happy to announce that Lindsay Koshgarian and Bill Hartung will serve …

The politics of defense spending: Defense R&D

January 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

Third of a series of three sessions on The politics of defense spending: science, profits, and endless wars Subrata Ghoshroy, MIT Research Affiliate After the end of World War II, U.S. embarked upon a policy to spend large sums of money for defense. It was …

AI: Hype and Reality — Yarden Katz

January 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

Second of a series of three sessions on The politics of defense spending: science, profits, and endless wars Subrata Ghoshroy, MIT Research Affiliate After the end of World War II, U.S. embarked upon a policy to spend large sums of money for defense. It was …

First of a series of three sessions on The politics of defense spending: science, profits, and endless wars Subrata Ghoshroy, MIT Research Affiliate The US federal government spends billions each year on highly questionable warfare and unncessary anti-missile systems that don’t work. Join us for …

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. …

It’s the House of Representatives’ turn to vote on important war and peace issues as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) comes to the floor this week. This must-pass bill allows us to attach language that prevents a potential war with Iran and advances peace …

Cape Ann “Tax Day” Event

April 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Join North Shore Coalition for Peace & Justice and Veterans for Peace to protest our distorted tax & budget priorities. At least 60% of annual US “Discretionary Spending” goes directly to the Pentagon to finance wars and military spending. When this is added to other …

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