Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Feb. 15, 2018
By 2023, the final year included in President Trump's budget request, military spending would make up 65 percent of the federal discretionary budget, compared to 54 percent in 2018.
Feb. 12, 2018
The president's priorities are clear: ever-increasing funds for the Pentagon, nuclear weapons and Homeland Security, and massive cuts to almost everything else.
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.
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.
April 3, 2017
In 2016, the "militarized" budget amounted to 64 percent of discretionary spending.
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.
Feb. 11, 2016
New proposal calls for investment in domestic priorities but also prioritizes Pentagon spending and military force.
June 4, 2015
On February 2, the Obama Administration released its fiscal year 2016 budget request reflecting input from the Department of Defense. Here's what they asked for.