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Tax Day 2022: We Need To Tax The Rich — Now: 04/19/2022

Lexi McMenamin - Teen Vogue

In this op-ed for Tax Day 2022, News & Politics Editor Lexi McMenamin explains why taxing the rich is overdue.

Tax Day 2022: Where Do Texans' Federal Tax Dollars Go?: 04/18/2022

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.

Healthcare, Covid Response, Military Top 2021 Tax Bills: 04/18/2022

Mary Schuermann Kuhlman - Public News Service

About That $900 You Gave Pentagon Contractors: 04/13/2022

Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords

This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?

Biden’S New Pentagon Budget Prioritizes War And Militarization Over Human Need: 04/06/2022

Melinda Tuhus - Between the Lines

Interview with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

More Guns, Less Butter: Biden's World War Iii Budget: 04/06/2022

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.

How Biden’S Budget Prioritizes War Over People’S Needs: 03/31/2022

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.

Biden Wants To Give 163 Times More To Us Military Than To Global Pandemic Response: 03/29/2022

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.

Biden Requests Record Defense Budget Even Before Congress Boosts It: 03/29/2022

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.

Biden Is Using The Ukraine Crisis To Justify Dangerous Investments In Nuclear Weapons: 03/28/2022

Sarah Lazare - In These Times

The president’s budget calls for $50.9 billion in nuclear weapons spending.