#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 [...]

Newsletter – 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 [...]

Trump Seeks To Privatize Highways, Increase Tolls

By James Jaillet, www.overdriveonline.com -

By James Jaillet for Overdrive - A 2018 fiscal year budget plan released Monday by the Trump Administration proposes slashing the Department of Transportation’s budget by nearly $17 billion [...]

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 [...]

The Choice Trump’s Budget Creates

By David Swanson, www.worldbeyondwar.org -

By David Swanson for World Beyond War - Trump proposes to increase U.S. military spending by $54 billion, and to take that $54 billion out of the other portions of the above budget, including in [...]

Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan: Lincoln Had Bolder Solution

By Ellen Brown, www.counterpunch.org -

By Ellen Brown for Counter Punch - It sounds great; but as usual, the devil is in the details. Both parties in Congress agree that infrastructure is desperately needed. The roadblock is in where [...]

Auditor: U.S. Military Fudged Accounts By Trillions

By Scot J. Paltrow, www.reuters.com -

By Scot J. Paltrow for Reuters. The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion that its books are [...]

Philly Schools Sacrificed On Altar Of Pennsylvania Budget Compromise

By Staff, www.gadflyonthewallblog.wordpress.com -

By Staff of Gad Fly On The Wall Blog - Pennsylvania lawmakers are ready to help all students across the Commonwealth – if only they can abuse, mistreat and trample some of them. Which ones? The [...]

Emanuel Funds Corporations; Cuts Schools & Pensions

By David Sirota, www.ibtimes.com -

Months after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said budget constraints forced him to push for pension cuts and mass school closures, an analysis of government documents reveals the city has $1.71 [...]

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