Women Against War Presents Miriam Pemberton

Miriam Pemberton is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. She directs its Peace Economy Transitions Project which focuses on helping to build the foundations of a postwar economy at the federal, state and local levels. She co-chairs the Budget Priorities Working Group, the principal information-sharing collaboration of U.S. NGOs working on reducing Pentagon […]

A tale of two policies: climate change, Trump, and the U.S. military

The U.S. government appears to be of two minds, with utterly opposing worldviews, on climate change policy. On one hand, the Trump Administration has pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement, has proposed eliminating three vital new climate satellites, reneged on an Obama era $2 billion commitment to the Green Climate Fund, and wants to slash funding to U.S. […]

Why Surround the White House?

Why am I going to Washington, DC next Saturday? Why do I want to join with others in the People’s Climate March  to surround the White House? Why do I want to tell Trump to pay attention to the fires in Florida, the floods in California, and — far from our shores — the drought across the Middle […]

Trump’s Military Budget Won’t Pass – But It Might Not Have To

President Donald Trump plans to request a massive shift in funding from the civilian sector to the military in his first budget proposal to the United States Congress. “President Trump’s budget would pay for a 54 billion dollar increase to defense — relative to legally-mandated budget caps for for fiscal year 18 — by decreasing funding for […]

Trump’s Insecurity Budget

Trump’s Insecurity Budget

Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn’t make anyone feel safer.

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