Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Brett Wilkins - Common Dreams
"To the people in the countries the F-35 is sold to and produced in, it's time we demand a reinvestment into life, not war," asserted Pink Floyd rocker and peace activist Roger Waters.
Connor Echols - Responsible Statecraft
The Air Force just awarded major contracts for a fighter that is supposed to achieve ‘air dominance.’ Why can’t the public see what it is?
Sharon Zhang - Truthout
President Joe Biden has signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. But activists aren’t taking this time to rest; after all, the bill contains “poison pills” to expand fossil fuel exploration that climate experts say will fail to prevent the worst effects of the climate crisis.
Umar A. Farooq - Middle East Eye
Reports say Washington is considering lifting a ban on 'offensive' weapons to Riyadh. Experts say there is no distinction between offensive and defensive weapons
Janine Jackson - CounterSpin
CounterSpin interview with Lindsay Koshgarian on People Over Pentagon
Counterspin - FAIR
We talk about the People Over Pentagon Act of 2022 with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project.
Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords
In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.
Jessica Corbett - Common Dreams
"The Lee-Pocan bill disproves the claim that there's not money to feed the hungry, care for the sick, cut child poverty, or protect the planet," said one proponent.
Jonathan Alan King - Truthout
Purchasing weapons and military services with taxpayer dollars has always been, and continues to be, a highly profitable endeavor for defense contractors. But it is in a real war, such as in Ukraine, that such profiteering truly thrives.
Angi Gonzalez - Spectrum News
A committee has formed to help bridge the gap between a House and Senate version of a bill aimed at improving America's competitiveness in a global economy.