Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Adriana Belmonte - Yahoo FInance
Lindsay Koshgarian, program director for the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, proposes cutting the military budget by more than $300 billion in order to finance Medicare for All.
Jessie Hellmann - The Hill
Some experts say Medicare for All could be funded by looking at other areas of the federal budget, like the Pentagon.
Sonali Kolhatkar - Rising Up With Sonali
Paying for Medicare for All without raising taxes is possible if we commit to slashing military spending and Pentagon waste.
Alice Miranda Ollstein - Politico
The top-tier Democrat — whose motto is that she has a plan for everything — doesn’t have one yet for how to pay for universal health care.
Michael Arria - Mondoweiss
The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) released research detailing how Medicare for All could be funded by slashing the United States military budget.
Julia Conley - Common Dreams
"Proposals to fund Medicare for All have focused on raising taxes. But what if we could imagine another way entirely?"
Lindsay Koshgarian - New York Times
Hompeage image courtesy of Charles Edward Miller. As Democratic presidential candidates debate the merits of Medicare for All, a Green New Deal or free college, a chorus of scolds from across the political spectrum will chime in to tell you we can’t afford it. All these ambitious policies of course ...
Lindsay Koshgarian - Public Citizen
A majority of voters support reallocating money away from the Pentagon and to domestic needs like health care, education and environmental protection, according to new polling by Data For Progress and YouGov.
Ashik Siddique - Buzzfeed
For just over 10% of a single year's military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.
Lindsay Koshgarian - Truthout
The U.S. budget is rigged to hold essential domestic programs hostage to the Pentagon's war chest.