Congress spent the last “military spending” debate rehashing the culture wars — not the nearly $1 trillion Pentagon budget itself.
IPS expert Phyllis Bennis explains how she got connected with the Poor People’s Campaign and how IPS’s work fits in.
The budget deal was supposed to slow spending, but the most expensive federal agency didn’t get a budget cut — it got a raise.
Conservatives weaponized the debt deal to consolidate power. Let’s use the budget to create new power structures.
The budget deal struck by the White House and House Republicans could set a damaging precedent.
If the GOP cared about debt, they’d stop cutting rich people’s taxes and give the Pentagon a haircut. So what’s this really about?
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