Thursday, February 26, 2009

More about military spending

We watched a film in class about why so much of federal spending goes to the military. If you are interested in exploring this issue, I have some links to recommend.

The website for the film we watched.

Eisenhower's 1961 farewell address.

A report on what we are doing wrong in Afghanistan from the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict.

If you get a chance, watch Afghanistan Year 1380.

Study military contracts at the Military Industrial Complex website.

War resisters' website discussion of how much of our federal spending goes to defense.

More about the federal budget.

The White House's page about defense policy.

A radical perspective from Alexander Cockburn on the death count in Iraq.

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