May 24, 2023
Nearly two-thirds of the federal discretionary budget goes to militarized federal programs, leaving just over a third for our communities — a sliver some lawmakers want to cut even further.
Apr 13, 2022
This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?
Apr 9, 2021
We must shift government resources away from what causes harm, and reinvest it in what can really keep our communities safe.
Jan 10, 2020
The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon and presidential war powers.
Oct 17, 2019
We’ve identified more than $300 billion in annual military savings alone that we could better invest in priorities like Medicare for All.
Aug 9, 2019
America needs to cut military spending and reinvest that money into good jobs, clean energy, health care, and education access for all.
Jul 26, 2019
On Thursday the House passed a massive $2.7 trillion budget and debt ceiling bill with overwhelming support from Democrats and only 65 Republican votes.
Apr 24, 2019
The United States is spending $750 billion on its war machine. That money should be going to food, education, health care, and shelter for working people.
Apr 2, 2019
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide
Mar 27, 2019
A budget shows our values more clearly than any tweet, campaign speech, or political slogan.
Mar 20, 2019
Trump tells us we can’t afford PBS funding or preserve affordable housing, but his budget doesn’t have any trouble finding billions of dollars for the endlessly expanding Pentagon budget.
Mar 19, 2019
Trump has signaled his priorities. Now it’s up to Congress to intervene on behalf of the people.
Mar 14, 2019
Trump’s federal budget proposal is the largest in history. It includes a massive military budget, funded through cuts to programs that help poor and middle-class Americans.
Mar 12, 2019
Trump is requesting an unprecedented level of military spending.