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2020 Candidates on Poverty, Climate, and Military Spending

When we launched our Moral Budget with the Poor People’s Campaign, we asked nine 2020 presidential candidates if they had the political will to put those resources to work for the public. Here are their answers.

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Sanctuary Cities Toolkit

This toolkit is a first step in understanding the implications of U.S. wars and militarism abroad and underscore the role of state violence in creating insecure communities in countries around the world. Our challenge now is to strengthen our movement and expand our conversations on protecting refugees and immigrants as well as other vulnerable communities.

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Tax Day Resources

Want to know what your taxes pay for? These resources include a breakdown of where the federal government spends your tax dollars, a tool that let’s you calculate your own tax receipt or see an average for your state, a tool that let’s you make up your own federal spending choices, some surprising tax day facts, and more.

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Poor People's Campaign State Factsheets

The Institute for Policy Studies is the research arm of The Poor People's Campaign. In service of this campaign, these factsheets go state by state to counter numerous myths about poverty in our society.

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What Did Ilhan Omar Say?

Several members of Congress have weighed in on comments made by Representative Ilhan Omar. The problem is, in their outrage, they were misrepresenting what she said. We've got the transcript.

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John Cavanagh

Senior Advisor

Taneya Garcia

2022-2023 New Mexico Fellow

New Mexico Fellowship

Khury Petersen-Smith

Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow

New Internationalism

Basav Sen

Project Director

Climate Policy

Sanho Tree

Project Director

Drug Policy

Robert Alvarez

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Nuclear Policy

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

Chief of Race, Wealth and Community

Bridging the Divide, Program on Inequality and the Common Good

Julie Barnet

Associate Fellow

Marc Bayard

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Black Worker Initiative, Global Economy

John Feffer

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Epicenter, Foreign Policy in Focus

Ennedith Lopez

2021-2022 New Mexico Fellow

New Mexico Fellowship

Jen Moore

Associate Fellow

Global Economy

Manuel Perez-Rocha

Project Director and Associate Fellow

Global Economy

Emira Woods

Associate Fellow