- Military Families Speak Out
- The Portland Press Herald
- United for Justice with Peace
Secretary of Defense Gates announced his proposed cuts to the Pentagon budget. President Reagan's budget director, David Stockman called Gate's proposal of $78 billion cut to US defense spending, a mere "pin-prick" to a behemoth military-industrial complex.
- The Plain Dealer: PolitiFact Ohio
President Obama submitted his 2012 budget proposal to Congress on Valentine's Day, but the debate on efforts to cut spending started weeks earlier. Rep. Dennis Kucinich opened it with a call to question the cost of wars.
- One Wisconsin Now
Milwaukee - Leaders, organizations, activists and citizens across Wisconsin are holding events this week in dozens of cities across Wisconsin in recognition of the fifth anniversary of George W. Bush's war of choice in Iraq which has cost America nearly 4,000 soldiers, including 84 brave Wisconsinites who have made the ...
- The Skanner
Vy Nguyen, Mireaya Medina, Christopher Luchini, Indasia Summerfield, Jessica Valdefiera, and Allah Parks from American Friends Service Committee United Voices Youth Group in Portland have won second prize in the National Priorities Project "If I Had a Trillion Dollars" video contest. The youths win Flip cameras and a national spotlight ...
Andrea Shalal-Esa - Reuters
WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Lawmakers are primed to defend a $14 billion General Dynamics Corp (GD.N) amphibious landing vehicle canceled by Defense Secretary Robert Gates, but the larger battle may be over Pentagon plans to shift away from the Marine Corps' storm-the-beaches mission.
Soft Money - Daily Kos
ccording to the National Priorities Project, a 501(c) think tank based in Massachusetts, the United States (at this exact moment) spent exactly $370,332,000,000 dollars in the Afghanistan War. In less than one minute, more money will have been spent than an average American household earns annually. These numbers do not ...
- PA Council of Churches
As part of the re-launch of our website, CostofWar.com (http://costofwar.com/en/), we are issuing What's at Stake?, 50 state-level briefs focused on the impact of war spending (http://costofwar.com/en/publications/2011/whats-at-stake/).
Laurie Thomas - Morristown Green
The Morristown Peace Vigil has been holding vigils on the Green in Morristown from 6 to 7 pm every Friday since the Friday after 9/11. Sometimes, we dedicate the vigil to particular events and invite various groups to participate. This Friday, we're going to dedicate the vigil to the victims ...