Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
There is an entity whose job it is to prevent this sort of abuse: Congress. With each failure at the Pentagon, Congress is failing, too.
Even though they often come up short, the U.S. has a good thing in its veterans’ programs. Veterans deserve this level of care and dignity - in fact, we all do.
An extra $105 billion in mostly military spending is no small matter, especially on top of the $886 billion military budget that has been working its way through Congress this year. So, how did this thing get so big?
For much of the past few weeks, there has been so much wrong in the world. However, immigrant advocates show us that there are reasons for hope.
A federal court of appeals has allowed the Biden administration’s asylum ban to stand - in likely violation of U.S. and international law.
It’s not too late for President Biden to set a precedent of treating migrants with care, dignity, and respect, and request that Congress cut spending on deportations and detentions.
Last week, hundreds of people from the Poor People's Campaign assembled in Washington DC to fight against poverty.
The budget deal struck by the White House and House Republicans begins what could be a long-term shift in federal spending from domestic programs toward the Pentagon.
Over-investment in the military is a major cause of the crises we face today. But it’s possible to reinvest in real solutions and begin to repair the harm caused by many decades of war.
Title 42 ends next week and the Biden administration announced new punitive immigration policies that would continue to deny migrants and asylees at the southern border.