The public is way ahead of politicians on this. Frightened of looking “soft on defense,” elected members of both parties duck and cover when polls show wide support for giving a serious haircut to the wild and woolly lands of trillion dollar military spending.  The question is arising: what does America get for all these trillions spent on so-called defense? Investigative reporter for The Nation and founder of, Dave Lindorff cuts through the weeds to reveal an uncomplicated way to fund not just Medicare for All but any number of job creating, environment-saving initiatives. Is all that spending yielding greater national security? Not hardly. Listen in!

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