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New Survey Shows Americans Want A More Progressive Foreign Policy And, Yes, That Includes Israel: 10/18/2019

Michael Arria - Mondoweiss

The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) released research detailing how Medicare for All could be funded by slashing the United States military budget.

Researchers Detail How Slashing Pentagon Budget Could Pay For Medicare For All While Creating Progressive Foreign Policy Americans Want: 10/17/2019

Julia Conley - Common Dreams

"Proposals to fund Medicare for All have focused on raising taxes. But what if we could imagine another way entirely?"

Comments From Experts On A New Poll Showing That A Majority Of Voters Support Reallocating Money Away From The Pentagon And To Domestic Needs: 10/17/2019

Lindsay Koshgarian - Public Citizen

A majority of voters support reallocating money away from the Pentagon and to domestic needs like health care, education and environmental protection, according to new polling by Data For Progress and YouGov.

How To Fund ‘Medicare For All’: Slash The Military: 10/17/2019

Lindsay Koshgarian - New York Times

Hompeage image courtesy of Charles Edward Miller. As Democratic presidential candidates debate the merits of Medicare for All, a Green New Deal or free college, a chorus of scolds from across the political spectrum will chime in to tell you we can’t afford it. All these ambitious policies of course ...

To Save The Planet, Cut The Pentagon: 09/20/2019

Ashik Siddique - Buzzfeed

For just over 10% of a single year's military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.

Deficit Hawks Are Enabling The Next Us War: 08/09/2019

Lindsay Koshgarian - Truthout

The U.S. budget is rigged to hold essential domestic programs hostage to the Pentagon's war chest.

Pentagon To Receive $1.48 Trillion Under Two-Year Budget Deal : 08/02/2019

Amy Goodman - Democracy Now!

The U.S. spends more on its military than 144 other countries combined.

Why Did Democrats Pass Trump’S 2-Year Budget?: 07/26/2019

Sonali Kolhatkar - Rising Up With Sonali

The House on Thursday passed a massive $2.7 trillion budget bill with overwhelming support from Democrats and only 65 Republican votes. The bill suspends the looming debt ceiling for 2 years, until just before a new Presidential term begins. And it covers not one, but two years. Although it included ...

The Democrats’ Cautious Return To The War On Poverty: 06/30/2019

Osita Nwanevu - The New Yorker

The Reverend Dr. William Barber’s Poor People’s Campaign believes that policymakers should speak both more specifically and more unapologetically about the plight of struggling Americans.

How To Raise $9 Trillion For Working-Class People Without Really Trying: 06/19/2019

Alan Pyke - Think Progress

The “Moral Budget” underlying a Wednesday hearing on Capitol Hill is both a plan for the future and a map of how democratic societies came to be in such bad shape in 2019.