Budget Matters Blog

Entries By Sidney Miralao

Spending More on the Military Means Lining the Pockets of Top Defense Industry Executives

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 Don’t Belong in High Schools

How $9.3 Billion Funds Coronavirus Outbreaks in Federal Prisons

Mass incarceration is leading to some of the worst coronavirus hotspots in the United States.