Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
The Pentagon misused much of $1 billion in congressionally appropriated COVID-19 relief funding, funneling it mostly to military contractors and using the money to make things like jet engine parts, body armor, and dress uniforms. What could that have paid for instead?
2020 has been hard enough. The last thing the world needs this year is nuclear weapons.
Immigrant justice is climate justice. Demilitarization is core to achieving both.
Here’s how we got these numbers — and what they can and can’t tell us.
Wildly profitable military contractors have been unapologetically shaking down lawmakers for pandemic cash.
Many school districts are deciding that police in classrooms cause more problems than they solve.
Fifteen years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, it remains a cautionary tale for how distorted budget priorities can result in militaristic, rather than humanitarian, disaster response.
A little-known federal program dumps military equipment on local police forces. We need to end it.
Under the Trump administration, the military-industrial revolving door has only spun faster, as more private sector executives make the jump to the public sector with little government or military experience. But the influence-peddling of the defense industry isn't new, and it's hardly partisan.
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.