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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

Trump Wants a Crazy $750 Billion for Military

Lindsay Koshgarian |

The president would like to increase military spending from its current $716 billion to a cool $750 billion.

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

Lindsay Koshgarian |

President Trump has said that he will veto any bill that doesn’t give him the $5 billion he has demanded for his border wall.

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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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