Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Ann Brown - The Moguldom Nation
One of the arguments against the U.S. paying reparations to the descendants of American slaves is that such a program would be too expensive — that the U.S. just can’t afford it.
Ahtra Elnashar - Sinclair Broadcast Group
Millennials who were just kids on 9/11 are now old enough to hold office. Research shows they're likely to see the world much differently than older generations because of their formative age at the time of the attacks.
- WORT 89.9 FM
A recent report, “STATE OF INSECURITY: The Cost of Militarization Since 9/11“, co-authored by Lindsay Koshgarian of the National Priorities Project, looks in detail at the monies spent by the U. S. since 9/11, not just at international spending for the “War on Terrorism”, but also homeland security, increased spending on ...
Sarah Lazare - In These Times
At the dawn of the new millennium, we directed our national resources in the exact wrong direction. But it’s not too late to turn things around.
Scott Harris - Between the Lines
Interview with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project, conducted by Scott Harris
- Arab Voices
We speak with Lindsay Koshgarian, Program Director for the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, and co-author of the newly released report “State of Insecurity: The Cost of Militarization Since 9/11”.
Luke Savage - Jacobin
The cost of the War on Terror and its catastrophic consequences at home and abroad are staggering: $21 trillion, according to a new report. Imagine what we could do with that money if we used it for human needs rather than killing people abroad.
Tom O'Connor - Newsweek
The U.S. has spent $21 trillion on foreign and domestic militarization" since the fateful 2001 attacks that spawned the Afghanistan intervention, marking a new era of U.S.-led conflict across the globe.
Jonathan Edwards - The Washington Newsday
President Joe Biden, visibly agitated, lambasted the estimated $2 trillion cost of the US war in Afghanistan during his first speech since the end of the two-decade military campaign there on Tuesday. Now, two recent reports show that the cost to the US and the rest of the globe is ...
Jake Johnson - Common Dreams
"Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars."