Calls for necessary cuts to the 2022 military budget

from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns President Biden’s proposal to increase the military budget comes at a cost for other integral human security needs. This article was published in the May-June 2021 issue of NewsNotes. President Biden’s budget proposal for 2022 includes a $13 billion increase in defense spending. In a year when the White House has already introduced … Continue reading Calls for necessary cuts to the 2022 military budget

Pax Christi USA joins 37 organizations in condemning the U.S. ranking in global military spending

Ed. Note: With the release of the latest data on global military spending from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Pax Christi USA has joined with 37 other organizations in condemning the United States' ranking. The SIPRI data shows that the U.S. is first in military spending, accounting for 39% of the total global … Continue reading Pax Christi USA joins 37 organizations in condemning the U.S. ranking in global military spending