Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
The Biden administration is bending rules to drop bombs but not raise wages. That’s a mistake.
The Progressive Caucus has unveiled a legislative agenda designed to meet the scale of the pandemic catastrophe and reduce our vulnerability to future crises.
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
People did not turn out in record numbers in the midst of a pandemic to vote for a return to normal. They want policy change based on a moral agenda.
It has become crystal clear during this pandemic that working people fuel this economy, but they’re the ones bearing the cost.
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...
This week the House majority released their budget blueprint for fiscal year 2019, which begins October 1.
Possibly the single worst thing about it is the cynical way that its supporters want to use it to create an excuse to gut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
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.