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A Pentagon Rising: Is a Trump Presidency Good News for the Military-Industrial Complex?

by William D. Hartung

Tom Dispatch, Nov-22-2016 | Report

As with so much of what Donald Trump has said in recent months, his positions on Pentagon spending are, to be polite, a bundle of contradictions. Early signs suggest, however, that those contradictions are likely to resolve themselves in favor of the usual suspects: the arms industry and its various supporters and hangers-on in the government, as well as Washington’s labyrinthine world of think-tank policymakers and lobbyists... Read More »

It was the state: Ayotzinapa's crime scene spreads upward

by Laura Carlsen

This is Hell, Oct-15-2016 | Report

Laura Carlsen reports on This is Hell on developments in the 2014 case of the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College... Read More »

A nuclear risk we don’t have to take

by Win Without War

Win Without War, Sep-25-2016 | Report, Letter

Please take a moment to ask your Representative in Congress to sign Barbara Lee’s letter asking President Obama to adopt a no-first-use policy... Read More »

Win Without War coalition statement on the Senate Saudi arms deal vote

by Win Without War

Win Without War, Sep-21-2016 | Report

The United States is at its best when it is a global leader in defending human rights, and that commitment must include holding its allies accountable for their actions as well... Read More »

Curbing Illicit Financial Flows to Unlock a Sustainable Future

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Oct-20-2015 | Report

This working paper from Transparency International looks at how to finance new efforts to mitigate climate change and fund the United Nations sustainable development goals. Achieving the sustainable development goals and countering climate change will require considerably more resources than what public finances alone can afford. By curbing illicit financial flows and recovering stolen assets, governments can unlock precious resources needed to close the financing gap... Read More »

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