This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?
We must shift government resources away from what causes harm, and reinvest it in what can really keep our communities safe.
The military budget for 2021 must involve a tougher negotiation that results in real changes to Pentagon and presidential war powers.
We’ve identified more than $300 billion in annual military savings alone that we could better invest in priorities like Medicare for All.
America needs to cut military spending and reinvest that money into good jobs, clean energy, health care, and education access for all.
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.
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.
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A budget shows our values more clearly than any tweet, campaign speech, or political slogan.
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.
Trump has signaled his priorities. Now it’s up to Congress to intervene on behalf of the people.
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.
Trump is requesting an unprecedented level of military spending.
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While funding for the Pentagon and nuclear weapons programs soars, investment in the Department of Education and Veteran’s Affairs plummet.
Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum to any number of smaller federal government programs.