The February 25 U.S. bombing of Syria immediately puts the policies of the newly-formed Biden administration into sharp relief.
The USA Today, drawing on the work of the Cost of War Project, Quincy Institute, David Vine, William Hartung, and others, has gone beyond the limits of every other big corporate U.S. media outlet, and beyond what any member of the U.S. Congress has done, in a big new series of articles on wars, bases, and militarism.
A report produced by the No Fighter Jets Coalition estimates that the real cost of the planned purchase of 88 new fighter jets by the Canadian government will total $77 billion.
A very common way to compare countless other measurements is per capita, and this seems valuable to me too, when it comes to military spending.
Join the movement to #CloseGITMO and be a part of a
conversation about The Mauritanian, starring Benedict Cumberbatch,
Shailene Woodley, Tahar Rahim, and Jodie Foster.
Based on a true story, The Mauritanian follows attorney Nancy Hollander, her associate and a military prosecutor who uncover a far-reaching conspiracy while investigating the case of a suspected 9/11 terrorist, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for fourteen years.
Special guests will introduce the film at 3pm EST. Following the screening we will have a live Q & A with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Nancy Hollander - the real people played by Tahar Rahim and Jodie Foster.
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The first 300 people to RSVP will receive a free ticket to watch the film; you can watch the film before Saturday or between the introduction and the Q and A. Those who rsvp after the first 300 will receive a link to rent the film to watch and will also receive the link to the live intro and Q & A.
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