Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Judy Stone - Forbes
In my last post, I focused on research funding and how Trump’s plans would decimate education, research and scientific innovation for decades to come, all for his shiny military toys and the enrichment of his cronies. This post will examine some of what else we will lose by the ill-considered choices of Trump ...
Miriam Pemberton - People's World
Millions of Americans are feeling uneasy, disgruntled, and insecure. That message sounded loud and clear throughout our turbulent election year. The Trump administration’s latest budget proposal isn’t likely to change that.
Adam Allington - NPR's Marketplace
President Donald Trump issued an executive order on "a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch" today.
LA Times Graphics Staff - LA Times
The White House released its “skinny budget,” a simplified version of the administration’s federal budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year. It differs radically from President Obama’s budget proposals and includes large cuts in discretionary spending and additional money for defense.
Paul Kawika Martin - Baltimore Sun
America's longest war isn't getting any younger.
Kimberly Adams - NPR's Marketplace
The federal budget is not a zero-sum game — there are political pressures,and many items that simply can’t be cut.
Mike Rothschild - ATTN
"There is ample money within the Pentagon budget that could be put to better use," NPP Lindsay Koshgarian Research Director told ATTN.
Nikole Mckibben - Daily Lobo
The presidential election results may have more of an effect on New Mexico than many may think.
Sarah Lazare - Alternet
The Overseas Contingency Operations fund allows the military to sidestep budget caps and political debate.
Staff Writers - Space Daily
The US Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane has now spent more than 500 days orbiting the Earth, without statement or explanation.