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How to Fund ‘Medicare for All’: Slash the Military

We found billions of dollars to pay for Medicare for All—by slashing the Pentagon budget. In 20 years, the US has spent $4.9 trillion on wars, far more than the $300 billion per year over the current system that could cover universal health care. Continue Reading

What wasn't said in the first Democratic debates

20 candidates answered questions on a range of topics at the first Democratic presidential debates. Here's what they didn't say on militarism, war, climate, & more—but should have. Continue Reading

The Poor People's Moral Budget: Everybody Has the Right to Live

They say we can’t afford to solve our most pressing problems. Here's how we fight the interlocking crises of poverty, racism, militarism, & ecological devastation. Continue Reading

It's time to put people over Pentagon & slash $200 billion from the military budget

We're joining a coalition to urge 2020 candidates to cut military funds enough to free $2 trillion or more over the next decade for big, bold, urgent people-first priorities. Continue Reading

The United States and Saudi Arabia Take the Top Two Spots in World Military Spending Per Person

Last week, the Stockholm International Peace Institute released their annual look at world military spending. Once again, the United States is on top. Continue Reading

Tax Day Social Media Toolkit

Tweet away! (Or Instagram, or print it out and slip it under someone's door. You're the boss.) Continue Reading

9 Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall

Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it’s an incredibly meaningful sum to any number of smaller federal government programs. Continue Reading

Bipartisan Commission Wants Pentagon Budget Increase to Nearly $1 Trillion by 2024

If the Pentagon doesn’t know where $700 billion is going, why should taxpayers trust them to do any better with $1 trillion? Continue Reading

The Souls of Poor Folk

“We must see now that the evils of racism, economic exploitation and militarism are all tied together…you can't really get rid of one without getting rid of the other.” -Rev. Dr. King, 1967 Continue Reading

The Souls of Poor Folks: A Preliminary Report

In 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders launched a Poor People’s Campaign to organize towards transformative actions to end poverty, racism, and militarism in America. Continue Reading