The People’s Memorial Day

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. War culture runs deep in the United States. You can see the glorification of war consistently once you are aware of it - it is expressed in entertainment, the [...]

Budget Proposals Highlight Priorities Of Rich And Shameless

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout. -

The Trump administration’s 2018 budget proposal was a genuine masterpiece of cruelty. “President Trump’s 2018 budget contains the largest dollar cuts to programs for low- and moderate-income [...]

‘The Pentagon Has Steadfastly Stonewalled Against Making Its Budget Auditable’

By Janine Jackson, Fair.org -

For those of us who remember the $640 toilet seat, the unbelievable absurdity of Pentagon spending has long been—while unbelievably absurd—taken for granted: The Department of Defense spends [...]

ICE Asking Congress For More Money; What You Can Do

By Kathryn Johnson, AFSC.org. -

For months, headlines have been dominated by the devastating impacts of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies and the growing movement against them. Loved ones have been torn apart at [...]

$717 Billion Defense Bill That Just Breezed Through The Senate Should Be A National Scandal

By Lindsay Koshgarian, Inthesetimes.com -

With little debate or public attention, the Senate just followed the House in approving $717 billion for the nation’s military, meaning the bill is headed for the president’s signature. The [...]

Hundreds of Thousands To Protest President Trump’s Military Parade If It Occurs

By No Trump Military Parade. -

Washington, DC – Leaders of major peace and anti-war organizations met on February 28, 2018 to collaborate on actions to bring hundreds of thousands of people to Washington, DC in November to [...]

The Shocking Truth: How Our Empire Rips You Off

By Harel B., Third Path -

And what if we told you right now, that just as the mountains of cash spent on militarism are even higher than you likely feared, that the alternative is a more beautifully satisfying, [...]

#TheseCutsHurt Day Of Action

By Staff, www.witnessestohunger.blog -

By Staff of Witnesses to Hunger - On October 30th, 2017, people from around the country will be speaking out to raise awareness about how proposed budget cuts will hurt their families, children, [...]

Rahm’s Police Academy Plan Met With Youth-Led Backlash

By Maya Dukmasova, www.chicagoreader.com -

By Maya Dukmasova for Chicago Reader. Chicago, IL - As rain pelted the Fullerton el platform on Tuesday night, two dozen young people boarded a southbound Red Line train with printed and [...]

Early Estimate For Hurricanes, Wildfires At $300 Billion

By Sabrina Shankman, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News. The devastation from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria—plus dozens of wildfires that raged across the West in early August—could result in the [...]

Public Opposes Spending More On MIlitary, Wants Cuts

By Peter Cary, www.philly.com -

By Peter Cary for Center for Public Integrity - Altogether, the survey looked at the 10 top areas of spending in Trump’s “Budget Blueprint” and found a gap of $139.6 billion between what the [...]

Newsletter – Which Vision For The Future?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The vision for the future laid out in President Trump's budget is one of large cuts to the federal government for necessary agencies such as the Environmental [...]

Global Days Of Action On Military Spending U.S. CALL

By Joseph Gerson, www.demilitarize.org -

By Joseph Gerson for Global Campaign On Military Spending - Trump and Congressional Republicans are preparing to eliminate any restraints in the Pentagon’s budget, while also reducing spending [...]

‘Morally Obscene’ Trump Budget Proposal To Make America Cruel Again

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - In fact, warned Diane Yentel, head of the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, Trump's budget "would have a devastating impact on millions of the lowest [...]

Trump’s Increase In Military Spending Is 80% Of Russia’s Military Budget

By Alex Emmons, www.theintercept.com -

By Alex Emmons for The Intercept - THE U.S. GOVERNMENT already spends $600 billion dollars a year on its military — more money than the next seven biggest spenders combined, including China and [...]

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