Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Elementary, secondary, higher and vocational education.
Total student loan debt in the United States amounts to $1.7 trillion — that's already how much the Pentagon is set to spend on its most expensive weapon system, the F-35 jet fighter.
While climate change fuels migration, the United States hardens its southern border instead of investing in real sources of safety for people in this country and around the world.
Many school districts are deciding that police in classrooms cause more problems than they solve.
For the 140 million people who are poor, or one emergency away from being poor, we know it's necessary to present a comprehensive response to the systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism, and war economy plaguing our country today. This Poor People’s Moral Budget asks, given the resources of our society, whether these demands are also possible. Our answer is a resounding yes.
April 15, 2019 is Tax Day. Do you know where your tax dollars are? Here's a hint: military contractors cost the average taxpayer more than the price of a new Macbook Pro, but public housing costs the average taxpayer less than a curling iron from Wal-Mart. The average American paid...
President Trump has said that he will veto any bill that doesn’t give him the $5 billion he has demanded for his border wall.
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?
A leaked Department of Homeland Security internal report recently put the cost of President Trump's border wall at $21.6 billion.
Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.