Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
The priorities in Congress this week are clear: a $700 billion authorization for military spending in FY 2018, and a $1.5 trillion tax plan that bestows untold wealth upon the already jaw-droppingly wealthy.
If the Trump tax plan were an object, you can bet it would be gold-plated
It's easy to see what comes next: claiming pressure from the deepening debt that they themselves created, members of Congress will want massive cuts to programs that help the poor and middle class.
Today's Senate vote to require new congressional authorization for ongoing wars may have failed - but it still represents progress.
Corporations exist for only one reason: to maximize profits, not employment.
As of October 1, National Priorities Project (NPP) will join the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).
The president's deeply disturbing tendency to glorify war has no place in determining our country's use of nuclear weapons.
Proposals for U.S. military spending are starkly different. See how they stack up.
If President Trump has shown us anything with this budget, it’s that he will seek to increase military spending, even if he doesn’t know why he’s doing it.
Taxes are like membership dues. We pay them to fund our priorities – the services and programs we care about – and they are also an investment in our country’s future.