Budget Matters Blog

Entries By Phyllis Bennis

If Impoverished Countries Can Host Millions of Refugees, the US Can Welcome a Few Thousand

The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn't.

With the Election Over, Congress Must Remember the Rest of the World

Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.

The Pentagon Took COVID-19 Money for PPE and Bought Weapons Instead

Make no mistake: The Trump administration’s heartlessness and militarism are costing lives.