Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Lexi McMenamin - Teen Vogue
In this op-ed for Tax Day 2022, News & Politics Editor Lexi McMenamin explains why taxing the rich is overdue.
Epiphany La'Sha - Public News Service
Tax Day is here, and whether you love or loathe it often depends on if you owe money to the government.
Mary Schuermann Kuhlman - Public News Service
Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords
This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?
Melinda Tuhus - Between the Lines
Interview with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Andre Damon - Zimbabwe Herald
With the proxy war between US/NATO and Russia over Ukraine now in its second month, the sociali consequences of the conflict are coming into sharper focus.
Sonali Kolhatkar - Rising Up With Sonali
President Joe Biden has announced a $5.8 trillion federal budget whose key priorities are out of line with his campaign platform. His budget includes significant increases in military and police spending.
Kenny Stancil - Common Dreams
"Failing to fund the global fight against Covid-19 is a choice to extend the pandemic," said one public health expert.
David Moore - Sludge
The Biden White House unveiled a budget request for Fiscal Year 2023 that continues the trend of sharply rising defense spending by proposing a record $813.3 billion in military spending—an increase of $31 billion, about four percent, over this year.
Sarah Lazare - In These Times
The president’s budget calls for $50.9 billion in nuclear weapons spending.