Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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.
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,...