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Defense Spending HURTS the Economy

Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy About.com notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. Indeed, bonehead economists periodically pen articles such as  “Progressives … Continue reading

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Household and Corporate Debt Reach All-Time Highs … What Does It Mean for the Economy?

Household debt is at an all-time high.  The Federal Reserve Bank of New York explains: Total household debt increased by $219 billion (1.6%) to $13.51 trillion in the third quarter of 2018. It was the 17th consecutive quarter with an … Continue reading

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Biggest analysis to date: Cutting out animal products is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

The Guardian reports on a new study out of the University of Oxford: Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis … Continue reading

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War Profiteers Vs The People Of The United States

By David DeGraw, ChangeMaker.Media. CONTENTS War Profiteers Vs The People of the United States EXHIBIT A: 26 Inspector General Reports Revealing $,21 Trillion in Unaccounted For Taxpayer Funding EXHIBIT B: DFAS Statements, Accounting Fraud as DoD Standard Operating Procedure EXHIBIT … Continue reading

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The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute.   “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries combined? … Continue reading

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