After nearly two years of sit-ins and protests, a coalition of Los Angeles high school students and grassroots organizers forced the police department for the second-largest public school district in the United States to remove grenade launchers, M-16 rifles, a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, and other military-grade weaponry from its arsenal.
The barrage of unfortunate military news continues: According to a press release from the Department of Defense on Friday, the Army saw a high number of active-duty soldier suicides in July. Three suicides have been confirmed, and the Army is investigating 19 other suspected suicides. This marks a jump from June, in which the Army […]
It’s mid-August, and millions of young adults are girding for the next big adventure of their lives. Many are packing for college. Others are moving into their first home away from home, starting new jobs maybe, or setting up house with new spouses. Life is unfolding under a canopy of new beginnings. “Onward!” cry the […]
While debt-ceiling debates rage on in Washington, the Government Acountability Office (GAO) may have found a genuine source of government waste — aid to Afghanistan by the Department of Defense (DOD). Reports indicate that the distribution of direct aid by the United States government in Afghanistan might be profoundly wasteful and that, in some cases, […]