We’ve identified more than $300 billion in annual military savings alone that we could better invest in priorities like Medicare for All.
Census data asserts US poverty has fallen to 11.8 percent, or 38.1 million Americans. Yet, 40 percent of all Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency.
For just over 10 percent of a single year’s military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.
Millions of us are living in poverty — we need investments to raise the standard of living.
10 ways that doing the right thing would save us money.
Everybody Has the Right to Live
Moral Budget report press call will release details exploding myth that we can’t afford to end poverty and racism ahead of 2020 candidates forum
The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world that doesn’t mark International Worker’s Day. So how are our workers doing?
Hardship is a lot more widespread in the Badger State than the official numbers would have you believe.
The conversation is still overwhelmingly one-sided. But that’s slowly changing thanks to the hard work of activists.
Over 40 percent of Virginians struggle to get by — a problem made worse by voter suppression and military-first spending priorities.
The middle class is starting to look poor, but the president’s Council of Economic Advisers now argues that not even the poor are poor—all the better to cut programs that serve both groups.
Anti-poverty programs are quickly becoming less accessible as the Trump administration claims the “War on Poverty” is “largely over and a success.”
A recent UN report on international poverty highlighted an unexpected crisis area: the United States.
Some politicians are finding ways to lift up the voices of Americans struggling with poverty and inequality without grabbing the limelight for themselves.