May 7, 2022. The U.S. government wants $33 billion more for the War in Ukraine and is telling its people that Russia is a threat not only to Ukraine, but to Americans.
The enormous aid package is twice the size of a provision approved by Congress last month. It would eclipse all the spending by the United States so far on the war. -NYT, Apr. 28, 2022
How is the U.S. government working for the people who elected it? It’s difficult to find evidence that it’s focused on improving the lives of American citizens. The role of government seems to be that of participating in all conflicts, globally. Glenn Greenwald breaks it down.