Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
Plans for a Just Transition away from defense industries do not need to be pulled out of thin air. The ongoing efforts to transition economies, workers, and communities out of the harmful fossil fuel economy provides insights into what works and what doesn’t.
Rural prison towns need jobs. There are better ones than guarding people in cages.
Even with climate disasters all around us, nonviolent environmental demonstrations face fierce police repression. Why?
For the past 40 years, the U.S. military has turned retired and decommissioned military equipment-- such as ships and tanks-- into artificial reefs.
By raising taxes on the wealthy and redirecting other public resources, we can meet everyone’s needs and strengthen our economy.
America is back—to the same old, same old.
Pouring more money into endless wars, nuclear weapons, overseas bases, and boondoggle weapons programs won't protect anyone.
For me, the military wasn’t a way out of poverty. Instead, militarism is why so many of us are poor in the first place.