Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
Joshua Holland - The Nation
Just as past public policies created the racial wealth gap, current policy widens it.
Noah Smith - Bloomberg
At the Republican convention in Cleveland, billionaire investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel introduced two bold new ideas to his conservative audience.
Lindsay Koshgarian - New York Times
In “A Better, Not Fatter, Defense Budget” (editorial, May 9), you hint at but do not fully disclose the extent to which a Pentagon run amok shortchanges our way of life.
Mark Karlin - Buzzflash at Truthout
In the absence of newly declared war, how would the military-industrial complex prosper without terrorism?