Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

Instead of firing teachers, closing libraries and senior centers, and cutting bus routes, let’s put the Pentagon on a diet.

Climate Insurance

Climate Insurance

With climate change making extreme weather the new normal, it’s prudent to do everything we can to protect our food supply.

Runaway Spending Cuts

The people who can least afford it are bearing the brunt of Washington’s austerity.

Occupy the Budget

Occupy the Budget

How to pay for the crisis while making our nation more equitable, green, and secure.

Nuclear Turkeys

Nuclear Turkeys

The Pentagon has too much hardware once thought necessary to defeat the Soviet Union.

Military Spending Belongs on the Table

Military Spending Belongs on the Table

The supercommittee seems unlikely to make substantial military cuts and instead quite likely to cut spending for the other agencies under the “security spending” umbrella, even though the Pentagon gets the lion’s share of that category’s funding.

Perry’s Feast

Perry’s Feast

The trouble with this country is government largesse! Burp.

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