Even $100 billion is actually a modest cut when it comes to the Pentagon. We could cut much more and end up even safer.
With a full vote for this year’s NDAA expected in July, it is not too late to turn the tide. It is time to say no to nuclear weapons.
The National Defense Authorization Act is expected to receive a full vote in July. It’s not too late for members of Congress to change course.
Over-investment in the military is a factor that left the U.S. so vulnerable to the pandemic in the first place.
In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.
U.S. and NATO militaries spent more than 17 times as much as Russia. Putin still waged war on Ukraine.
This year, the United States will spend twice as much every day on the military than it does on international climate aid all year.
How does our government actually spend our tax dollars? NPP has the receipts.
This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?
The U.S. has relied for far too long on a false equation of military might and higher military spending with security.
Less than one percent of the Pentagon’s new $782 billion budget is marked for Kyiv. About 50 times as much will go to for-profit corporations.
Advocates need to pressure congress to invest in institutions that care about and prioritize domestic and international wellbeing, while divesting from systems of violence and harm.
Spending 12 times as much on our military as Russia didn’t prevent a war in Europe. It just deprived us of resources at home.
It’s not enough to say no to war. We urgently need our government to invest in real human needs for all, instead of further militarizing our planet.
This deal is a sign that there is still a long way to go before our funding priorities match our needs.