Robert L. Borosage is the President of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future. He also is a board member at the Institute for Policy Studies.


Remembering Frances “Sissy” Farenthold

Sissy’s resume displays her will, her intelligence and her remarkable energy. What it doesn’t reveal is her warmth, her generosity, and her empathy.

A Tribute to George McGovern

He has lived a life nearly as large as his heart.

Invoking Fake Job Creators to Cut Taxes on the Rich

We’re squandering an extraordinary opportunity to rebuild America.

Capitalism’s Best Pals: Liberals

” This is a “betrayal of capitalism” in which the “most fundamental principles of our market system were being flouted.”

Military Spending: Threats and Priorities

The Bush administration has made many of its major priorities clear through the selection of the president’s foreign policy advisers.

We Do Guns–Not Plagues

We should not accept, as fate, the feeling that, if our leaders do not lead, nothing can be done.

Money Talks: The Implications of U.S. Budget Priorities

The military captures almost one-half of the entire federal discretionary budget–money for everything the government does from the FBI to Head Start, excluding only mandatory spending, primarily interest on the national debt and entitlements like Social Security and Medicare.



    Arms Control and Disarmament, Central Intelligence Agency, Financial Flows and Investment, Intelligence Budget, military budget, Military Strategy, Military/Peace, National Security, Organization for African Unity (OAU), Rogue States, Terrorism/Counter-terrorism, Trade

    A Tribute to George McGovern

    Common Dreams | October 22, 2012

    Invoking Fake Job Creators to Cut Taxes on the Rich

    The East Texas Review | April 10, 2012

    Invoking Fake Job Creators to Cut Taxes on the Rich

    The Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times | April 9, 2012