If you can get past the fuzzy math, Trump’s budget means certain pain for most families — and big tax cuts for the wealthiest few.
It salts the wounds of working people, guts diplomacy, and vandalizes the planet — all under the banner of false populism.
As our climate crisis plays out in increased refugee flows and natural disasters, the government is still wasting money on ineffective, traditional military security.
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The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared
Underfunding the IRS helps the very wealthy at the expense of the middle and working class. So why do we do it?
The need for our safety net is palpable, but the GOP’s hurricane budget is shredding it.
A federal program lets promising and indebted college grads pursue careers in the public interest.
Congress needs to shut down offshore tax shelters without rewarding the corporations that built them.
Spending a dollar on the IRS adds $255 to the federal budget.
The President’s populist budget will leave Republicans scrambling to explain why they don’t support it.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus’ new budget goes after areas of wasteful spending that other legislators won’t touch.
Come to this dynamic, interactive and multimedia forum presenting a book that breaks down how your tax dollars are raised and spent and how you can have influence on the process.
Offshore tax dodging costs United States $150 billion annually — groups illustrate impact with 16 dramatic ways lost revenue could be used.
Without trimming the safety net, an Institute for Policy Studies framework would shrink the federal budget deficit by $881 billion per year while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.