Federal Budget Analysis: Budget Process

State of Insecurity: The Cost of Militarization Since 9/11

Sept. 1, 2021

Over 20 years, the U.S. has spent more than $21 trillion on militarization, surveillance, and repression — all in the name of security. These investments have shown us that the U.S. has the capacity and political will to invest in our biggest priorities. 


President Biden's FY 2022 Budget Request

June 11, 2021

The president's request calls for $753 billion for the Pentagon and nuclear weapons, plus another $12 billion in foreign military aid.


Pouring Money into the Pentagon Can’t Prevent Another Pandemic

April 9, 2021

At $753 billion, President Biden's requested Pentagon budget increase continues the dangerous and short-sighted path of ballooning military spending set by President Trump, and fails to recognize the reality that our most critical challenges don't have military solutions.


Poor People’s Campaign State Fact Sheets

Feb. 20, 2020

Learn more about the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, militarism/the war economy, ecological devastation, and the distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism in your state!


President Trump's 2021 Budget Prioritizes the Pentagon

Feb. 10, 2020

President Trump released his fourth budget proposal today, and the priorities are crystal clear. Just four agencies rate spending increases in the Trump 2021 budget: the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Treasury Department. From Agriculture to Education, and from Commerce to State, every other federal agency would face cuts under the president’s proposal. Across the board, the Trump budget prioritizes brute force and military solutions over humanitarian and diplomatic ones.


Poor People's Moral Budget: Everybody Has the Right to Live

June 17, 2019

In the seven sections of the Moral Budget, we look at policies and investments for seven critical areas of the Poor People’s Moral Agenda.

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Tax Day 2019

April 11, 2019

Tax Day is April 15, 2019. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

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Nine Things To Buy Instead of a Border Wall - Graphics

Jan. 23, 2019

We're in the longest government shutdown in American history, all because of a political standoff over the border. What could we buy with $5 billion instead of a border wall?


Tax Day 2018

March 22, 2018

Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

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Tax Day 2017

March 31, 2017

Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

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