Anita Dancs is Research Director for the National Priorities Project. She researches and writes on the impact of federal policies, and is the primary author of NPP publications. Anita has a PhD in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and spent years teaching and researching at universities in Hungary, the UK and the United States.
President Obama's proposed budget offers no real cuts to the Pentagon, and further spreads the divide between Defense and State Departments spending.
An emphasis on non-military engagement can't hide the fact that Obama is spending more on defense than Bush.
It costs $250 billion a year to maintain the U.S. empire.
How the Pentagon can cut the military budget and still keep us safe.
Voters—Republicans and Democrats alike—are telling pollsters they want, not a modest course correction, not a turned page, but a whole new book.