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Military & Security Spending

In fiscal year 2015, Pentagon and related spending will total $598 billion, accounting for 54 percent of all federal discretionary spending. That's roughly the size of the next seven largest military budgets around the world, combined.

Blog Posts

Tell Congress to Use Their Power: No National Emergency at the Border

Lindsay Koshgarian |

The president will declare a national emergency in order to commandeer federal funds to build his wall, according to reports today.

Deja vu: Four Days Until Shutdown

Lindsay Koshgarian |

It's deja vu all over again.

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Recent Publications

Souls of Poor Folk

Lindsay Koshgarian

The Souls of Poor Folk is an assessment of the conditions and trends of poverty today and of the past fifty in the United States. 

Tax Day 2018

Lindsay Koshgarian

Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

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