Cost of National Security: Converting Military Contracts Into Green Energy Contracts


credit: Ron Beitler

Research Director at National Priorities Project, Mattea Kramer, and lead author of A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget, Miriam Pemberton, write about the cost of national security.

According to the writers, around $600 billion are rolled out into the Department of Defense each year. The US accounts for a shocking 40% of all military expenditures worldwide, while some members of Congress are ready to use the next war as a stratagem to assist or even expand the current wartime military costs. Instead, transforming military contracts to green energy projects makes military spending more feasible.

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