Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
A personal recollection on the day that launched the Iraq War — and its lessons for us 18 years later.
We’ve had 18 years to learn that the costs of war are just too high. We must end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the next time our leaders inevitably argue for the necessity of war, it’s up to us to resist.
The Biden administration is bending rules to drop bombs but not raise wages. That’s a mistake.
Biden’s order rolling back for-profit prisons is a good first step. Next we need to end for-profit immigration detention.
I’m glad Biden repealed Trump’s Muslim ban, but the work of repairing the harm is just beginning.
The first days of the Biden administration brought a deeply welcome spate of reversals of Trump policies, ranging from the reversal of the racist Muslim immigration ban to the nixing of the Keystone XL pipeline. But on one huge front, the Biden administration has yet to signal any major breaks from Trump’s legacy: the vast overreach of the Pentagon.
Instead of wasting scarce funds on the Space Force, the Biden administration should deploy its diplomats to demilitarize space.
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
A new Institute for Policy Studies report exposes the troubling link between new laws criminalizing protesters and the fossil fuel industry’s deep influence over elected officials.
The world is banning nuclear weapons. The U.S. needs to get on board.