Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Adam H. Johnson - Medium
Read the fine print before rushing to deem climate change a “national security” threat.
Jay Heflin - Washington Examiner
Liberal groups are rallying to forestall the possibility that President-elect Joe Biden selects Bruce Reed to head his administration’s Office of Management and Budget, as they fear his relative fiscal conservatism would mean prioritizing deficit reduction over caring for people hurt by the pandemic.
Bryan Bender - Politico
President-elect Joe Biden's transition is getting pressure from liberal lawmakers, progressive think tanks and anti-war groups to bring on a more diverse and broad-minded set of Pentagon advisers who are not reliant on defense industry donations.
Adam Johnson & Nima Shirazi - Citations Needed Podcast
Everywhere we turn in liberal discourse, high-profile Democrats and center-left media are framing climate change as a “national security” risk requiring national security solutions. But here's why demilitarization and global cooperation are really key to curbing emissions in time.
Sarah Lazare - In These Times
Republicans and Democrats are using the “menace” of China to justify pouring billions into the Pentagon’s budget.
Lindsay Koshgarian - Truthout
With Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell coming out against a stimulus deal, it looks increasingly unlikely that Congress will pass a COVID stimulus bill before the election. While supposed concerns about a clash between the stimulus and the vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court have thrown a wrench ...
Janet Michelle - Janet Michelle
If we are intent on getting justice for Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tamir Rice, Sandra Bland, and so many others, the system must be dismantled.
Rob Winder & Sean Rice - Cronkite News
President Donald Trump denies it, Arizona Republicans largely ignored it but state Democrats pounced on it – a New York Times report this week that the president paid as little as $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017.
Jessica - Great Nonprofits
If you have been looking for organizations to support leading into this election year and going forward, here is a sample of some of the great nonprofits working with citizen participation.
Jessica Corbett - Common Dreams
"It's unconscionable that the department would prioritize defense contractor wish lists over the health and safety of the American people."