Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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!
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.
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.
April 11, 2019
Tax Day is April 15, 2019. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?
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?
March 22, 2018
Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?
March 31, 2017
Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?
March 21, 2016
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.
Feb. 17, 2016
The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.