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The Pentagon Just Issued Marching Orders on Climate Change | VICE News

by Matt Smith A bit over a year after identifying climate change as a “significant challenge” for the US military, the US Department of Defense has given its top officials orders for handling the hazards posed by a warming world. The boring-but-important 12-page document issued in January tells the armed service chiefs and top civilian officials to identify how climate ...

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New coalitions push to cut the Pentagon | Waging Nonviolence

With polls showing that a majority of the public is war-weary and that there is growing support for cutting military spending, the peace movement finds itself in a rare moment of opportunity. Concentrating efforts on building broad coalitions, there is a renewed energy among peace and economic justice groups to radically influence the Pentagon’s budget, which has more than doubled ...

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An Interrogation Center at Yale? Proposed Pentagon Special Ops Training Facility Sparks Protests | Democracy Now!, YDN

Students and alumni at Yale University are organizing against a proposed campus center to train Special Operations Forces in interview techniques. The center would be funded by a $1.8 million grant from the Pentagon and could open as early as April. Dubbed an “interrogation center” by critics, the facility would be housed at the Yale School of Medicine and led ...

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