Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.
The president’s 2021 budget aims to cut funding for an already struggling State Department by $1.5 billion, and slash humanitarian aid by nearly 40 percent.
A reframing of our national priorities is overdue—it’s well past time to put people and planet over the Pentagon.
This year and beyond, it’s time to resist this militarized agenda and promote a moral budget that rises to the urgent crises of our time.
Progressive proposals are always met with affordability questions. Those same questions must be put to conservatives, starting with Trump’s 2021 budget.
Congress won’t pass the president’s 2021 budget proposal as is, but it’s clear Trump wants to boost military spending while divesting from everything else.
The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon and presidential war powers.