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What is Security? Budget Cuts Make Way for War


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While security can be defined as safety from a terrorist attack, true security also means freedom from hunger, joblessness and other social ills. On this program, we take a look at ways the Bush administration plans to spend billions of tax dollars on what it calls security. We also hear about how the state of the economy and potential budget cuts threaten the economic security of many families.


President George Bush, Jr.; Noam Chomsky, professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Robert Jay Lifton psychologist and author of “Destroying the World In Order to Save It”; Robert Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Margaret Brodkin, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth; Graham Dobson, Tenderloin Childcare Center. Joe Wilson, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth; Ginger, single working mother; Donald Lacy, LoveLife Foundation
Christopher Hellman, Center for Defense Information.

For more information:

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities – Washington, D.C.

Center for Defense Information – Washington, D.C.

LoveLife Foundation – Oakland, California

Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth – San Francisco, California

U.S. Conference of Mayors

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