Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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.
Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.
Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.
This year, we’ll spend $7.5 billion to send Americans to federal prisons. This is not what safety looks like.