Republicans want to fill the defense bill with bans on abortion, trans health care, and racial diversity initiatives in the military.
The world Eisenhower warned about has materialized. We need more members of Congress to stand up to the arms industry and fight for social investments instead.
Most of us understand the need to cut carbon emissions. But a huge share of our tax dollars are funding the most carbon-intensive institution on the planet.
IPS’s National Priorities Project takes a look at where American taxpayers’ money went in 2022, and how skewed our national priorities are.
It’s clear that keeping the status quo on Pentagon spending means needlessly keeping millions mired in poverty
The president’s plan for jobs, families, and health reflects the things most of us value. But it should spend more on those and less on the Pentagon.
Today the White House released the President’s budget request, laying out the President’s priorities for the country.
We could fund programs that meet real human needs for basics like housing, food, education, and child care.
If Biden gives in, he’ll be as much to blame for a possible recession and spiking economic hardship as McCarthy and his party of extremists will be.
Sorry, but we have too many other needs in this country to spend $858 billion on a department that can’t even pass an audit.
Congress is set to shell out more money to the Pentagon, in spite of the agency once again failing to show that it knows where its money goes.
From the National Priorities Project at IPS: The Pentagon has failed yet another audit, and yet Congress is preparing to give them $847 billion
Other major government agencies have long since passed audits. But the Pentagon is so big and disjointed, no one knows where its money goes.