Trump’s budget proposal has something to hurt almost everyone, but it’s a perfect storm for the poor.
As another corporate giveaway, the plan would put major public infrastructure up for sale, and would loosen environmental rules designed to protect local communities.
Military spending will reach $700 billion under the deal to reopen the government, despite reports of hundreds of billions in Pentagon waste.
The GOP tax bill carves out special provisions for private jet owners, while their budget plan doubles fees for commercial passengers.
The increased national debt gives the perfect political cover for cutting social programs.
New data from our National Priorities Project shows what’s at stake if America’s richest get a tax cut.
The National Priorities Project is joining the Institute for Policy Studies to fight for a budget that prioritizes people over profit.
Facing financial ruin and the ruins of South Texas, some hawks want to throw more money at the military. That’s ludicrous.
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.
Help us spread the word about our latest report, “Combat Vs. Climate: The Military and Climate Security Budgets Compared”
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.