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Avoiding the Climate Catastrophe Starts With Divesting From the War Machine

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/11/06/avoiding-climate-catastrophe-starts-divesting-war-machine

Great to make all these connections and to hear Jane Fonda talk about cutting the pentagon budget to fund the green new deal

The “third rail” of American politics is now the MICC, we’ve already probably lost Social Security, Medicare and other national social safety nets. A soldier is the ME costs taxpayers $1 million dollars per year…trillions have been spent, millions have been killed or maimed for the benefit of the MICC, not us. And it is “all related” by connecting the dots…we don’t need a military budget bigger than the next seven nations combined. In fact, we need to strongly reduce it to survive, IMO.