FEDERAL BUDGET: PCUSA signs onto letter regarding defense appropriations

Earlier this week, Pax Christi USA signed onto a letter circulated by the Friends Committee on National Legislation inviting the Senate Appropriations Committee to reduce the Pentagon budget military budget and work to create funding solutions that support justice, enhance sustainable human security and just peace and makes fiscal sense. The letter reads, in part: We … Continue reading FEDERAL BUDGET: PCUSA signs onto letter regarding defense appropriations

MILITARY SPENDING: World Military Expenditure 2014 – Military investment is still a significant global problem

from Pax Christi International On this Global Day of Action on Military Spending, 13 April 2015, Pax Christi International expresses deep concern about the scandal of excessive military spending in a world where human and ecological well-being are in dire need of investment. Figures recently published by SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, estimate … Continue reading MILITARY SPENDING: World Military Expenditure 2014 – Military investment is still a significant global problem