Mimi Davis - Charlotte Observer
I'm shocked to learn that according to Defense Department figures, the National Priorities Project has calculated that for 2011 alone Charlotteans will owe $1.6 billion to support the continuing wars in the Middle East.
Johnny Hunt - The Robesonian
When a school year comes to a close, we always take note of various things that were accomplished during that year. Among them is to acknowledge the number of students who have graduated and what they look forward to in the future. There are those who intend to further their ...
Jack A. Smith - The Peoples Voice
At 9 p.m. Eastern time Jan. 25 President Barack Obama launched his 2012 campaign for reelection as a Democratic President running with a center-right political program reminiscent of what used to be called "moderate Republicanism." The occasion was Obama's second State of the Union address, in which he assured millions ...
David Swanson - Centre for Research on Globalization
Did you know that the U.S. public wants military spending cut? Did you know that President Barack Obama wants to increase it for his third year in a row? Actually I already know that most of you didn't know either of these things.
Phil Stewart - Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. military commanders are expressing confidence that they can hold their own in the face of faster-than-expected advances by China's military, but looming cost cuts are adding to doubts about the future of American power in the Pacific.
- American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and The National Priorities Project (NPP) have announced the six lucky winners of the "If I Had a Trillion Dollars" video contest.
Tom Hayden - Dick & Sharon's LA Progressive
In his State of the Union address, President Obama opened a door through which the peace, labor and environmental movements should march, towards an energy future not dependent on resource wars.
Ben Storrow - Amherst Bulletin
LEVERETT -- What can tiny Leverett, a town of just over 1,700 people, do for world peace? Five residents seeking to establish a peace commission in town say they have an answer to that question.
- Military Families Speak Out