We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
From the Institute for Policy Studies comes this David Vine article on our empire of near a thousand overseas bases. 268 bases in Germany! What could they be for? Worldwide our bases embrace 234 golf courses. Doesn't sound very military. Cutting military spending has to involve closing these bases. Who could argue with that?