Federal Budget Analysis: Education

Souls of Poor Folk

April 10, 2018

The Souls of Poor Folk is an assessment of the conditions and trends of poverty today and of the past fifty in the United States. 


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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The Souls of Poor Folk: A Preliminary Report

Dec. 4, 2017

To support this modern-day Poor People’s Campaign, the Institute for Policy Studies has produced an analysis of the campaign’s four core issues: racism, poverty, the war economy/militarism, and ecological destruction.


Protecting Our Communities: A State's Guide to Demilitarizing for a Brighter Future

July 20, 2017

U.S. military spending, with its major focus on exerting U.S. influence and dominance overseas, has an analog here at home: spending on policing, incarceration, and immigration enforcement.



Competing Visions 2016

March 21, 2016

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.

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The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures

Feb. 17, 2016

The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.


President Obama Proposes 2017 Budget

Feb. 11, 2016

New proposal calls for investment in domestic priorities but also prioritizes Pentagon spending and military force.  


Inequality Showdown: Early Childhood Education

Nov. 9, 2015

It’s time for us to recognize that preschool is essential for our kids, our families, and our economy. And we can afford it.


Competing Visions: President Obama, House Budget Committee, Senate Budget Committee, and Congressional Progressive Caucus Release Budget Proposals for 2016

March 19, 2015

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.