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Special Report | 2020 Trump Budget: A Disturbing Vision of Guns Over Butter

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Story 1: 2020 Trump Budget: A Disturbing Vision * Story 2: Trump's FY2020 Budget Request Bloats Militarized Spending—and Slashes Actual Human Needs * Story 3: The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit, * Related: From the Archives | The Business of War is the Cause of War.

Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

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Story 1: 2020 Trump Budget: A Disturbing Vision, Paul N. Van De Water, Joel Friedman and Sharon Parrott, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities / Portside

March 11,2019 | President Trump’s 2020 budget, released March 11, 2019, would make poverty more widespread, widen inequality and racial disparities, and increase the ranks of the uninsured.

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Story 2: Trump's FY2020 Budget Request Bloats Militarized Spending—and Slashes Actual Human Needs,LindsayKoshgarian , Ashik Siddique, National Priorities Project / Portside

March 11, 2019 | Of course, presidential budgets rarely come to pass. But President Trump’s intentions are clear, and if his recent willingness to shut down the federal government is any indication, there are plenty of fights ahead.

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Story 3: The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit, MattTaibbi, Rolling Stone / Portside

March 17, 2019 | When the Defense Department flunked its first-ever fiscal review, one of our government’s greatest mysteries was exposed: Where does the DoD’s $700 billion annual budget go?

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From the Archives | The Business of War is the Cause of War. Sergey Baranov & Ethan Indigo Smith, Waking Times

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  • No one actually wants war. People want peace, and to see their children grow. Wars, although they may appear, are not fought between people. They are foughtbetweenmilitary industrial factions and alliances warring for domination and control.
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