Budget Matters Blog

Entries By Huzaifa Shahbaz


Amendments to the 2020 NDAA That Would Be Good, Actually

There are plenty of other issues at stake with FY 2020’s National Defense Authorization Act, beyond just how enormous the military’s budget will be.


$750 Billion NDAA Steamrolls Ahead

This year's military spending is shaping up to be sky-high—the Senate's NDAA bill just approved the President's topline Pentagon budget of $750 billion for Fiscal Year 2020.


2020 Candidates Commit to Pentagon Cuts at Poor People's Campaign Forum

Where do the 2020 presidential candidates stand on military spending? Over 140 million Americans — or 43 percent of us — are poor or low-income, according to research by the Institute for Policy Studies and the Poor People’s Campaign. That poverty is compounded by the interlocking injustices of racism, militarism,...