U.S. Wars & Militarism

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After the September 11 attacks, the U.S. shifted to a national security policy rooted in fear, leading to violations of civil liberties and civil rights. That mindset has bled into domestic policy, leading to dramatic militarization both at home and abroad. Whether at home or abroad, the U.S. relies too heavily on force and violence to solve problems. Not only do these strategies backfire, but policies that compromise civil liberties and violate international law, are misguided and wrong.


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Action Alert Tell Congress: Militarism Is Not Our Priority 

President Donald Trump today proposed a budget that would diminish government by cutting programs that serve people in every community while pouring tens of billions of dollars into the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.

Action Alert We Can’t Achieve Peace by Funding War 

For the U.S. to achieve "peace, wherever peace can be found" as President Trump recommended in his address to Congress, we need to strengthen USAID and the State Department -- the agencies that promote peace, diplomacy, and international development.

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Update President Calls for Big Increase in Pentagon Spending 

Congress Will Decide on Budget Priorities

President Donald Trump is proposing tens of billions of dollars in new Pentagon spending this year and next. But before the president’s proposals become real they will have to be voted on by Congress and that’s where you can make a difference.

Press Release Cuts to the State Department Will Diminish American Leadership 

Funding cuts will damage U.S. security

President Trump’s budget will diminish American leadership in the world, further entangle the military in overseas conflict as the primary foreign policy tool and ultimately increase costs to taxpayers.

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