Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
The Pentagon’s most expensive weapons system in history, the infamous F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, was recently grounded.
How will the United States choose to respond to instability in Iraq, where ISIS is at the center of renewed conflict?
With Independence Day this week, Americans are celebrating all the things that make our country great. A patriotic mindset begs the question of how our involvement in conflicts overseas – like responding to crisis in Iraq – defines our country’s priorities.
What’s the cost of the Iraq war to taxpayers in your town? If you could reallocate those tax dollars, what would you buy instead? NPP's easy-to-use, localizable federal budget data can answer these questions and many more.
In 12 short weeks, NPP and Peace Action has visited 4 states and reached more than 60 participants with our groundbreaking "Move the Money" trainings, encouraging local communities to engage in the federal budget process, learn about current spending priorities, and develop strategies for how to change them.
Over the past decade, American taxpayers have sunk more than $816 billion into funding the war in Iraq.
We recently re-launched a major portion of our website, organizing our federal budget research content into eight issue areas. This week, we bring you key highlights on military and security spending.
It's that time of year. Taxes are due on April 15. But where do our tax dollars actually go? Here's the answer.
Today we released The President's 2015 Budget in Pictures, a series of colorful charts telling the story of the priorities in the president's budget.
How the U.S. Military Avoided Budget Cuts, Lied About Doing So, Then Asked for Billions More