Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
This week the House majority released their budget blueprint for fiscal year 2019, which begins October 1.
Out of twelve major federal spending categories, only the military and veteran's benefits would be spared from the Trump cuts.
The resulting federal discretinary budgets invests 54% of the federal discretionary budget in the miltiary and nuclear weapons.
It's easy to see what comes next: claiming pressure from the deepening debt that they themselves created, members of Congress will want massive cuts to programs that help the poor and middle class.
If President Trump has shown us anything with this budget, it’s that he will seek to increase military spending, even if he doesn’t know why he’s doing it.
Congress is in "recess" from April 7 to April 21, 2017. That means that members of Congress are home in their states or districts -- and they're ready to meet with you.
Trump wants to take $54 billion from human needs and give it to the military. What if we did the reverse?
Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.
How 2016 changed peace and military spending, climate change, economic inequality and corporate greed.
We’ve been thinking about how to talk about our priorities and how – or whether it’s even possible –to bridge the divides.