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Just before the new year, Donald Trump said, in signing the annual military expenditures bill, “In recent years, our military has undergone a series of deep budget cuts that have severely impacted our readiness, shrunk our capabilities and placed substantial burdens on our warfighters. … Today, with the ...
It means Americans spend $32 million per hour, according to a counter by the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Put another way: Since 2001, every American taxpayer has spent almost $24,000 on the wars — equal to the average down payment on a house, a new Honda Accord, ...

Exemplifying this quality, Clemente has been involved with not only Black Lives Matter, but also with associations such as “the National Priorities Project, The Brecht Forum and the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty,” according to the biography on her website. “You just don't join a movement ...
While domestic spending fared better in the recent congressional budget deal than it would have if Trump's draconian plan for 2018 had been enacted, it still lags far behind what Congress is investing in the Pentagon. And calculations by the National Priorities Project indicate that the Department of Defense is slated to be ...
And calculations by the National Priorities Project indicate that the Department of Defense is slated to be an even bigger winner in Trump's 2019 budget blueprint. Its share of the discretionary budget, which includes virtually everything the government does other than programs like Medicare and Social ...
In 2011, the National Priorities Project estimated the costs of these security upgrades for defense and homeland security at $7.6 trillion. The homeland security cost an estimated $636 billion, footed, of course, by U.S. taxpayers. As I wrote last week, in 2018 we are enduring a spate of school atrocities.

... equality through the lens of an anti-war movement so that the military can stop being a welfare program, and instead become what it is most commonly understood to be: the way we go to war. Maryanne is a student at Mount Holyoke College and a former Research Intern for National Priorities Project.
... even in the cases where they do, we'll be the ones ultimately paying for their profits. So remember: If the president offers to take you out to dinner, don't accept unless you're ready to either go hungry or foot the bill. Lindsay Koshgarian directs the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.
Out of twelve major federal spending categories, only the military and veteran's benefits would be spared from the Trump cuts. The military budget is in line with what Congress passed last week, and amounts to a roughly 10 percent increase in military spending. For more on the budget cuts and ...
After a brief hours-long government shutdown in the middle of the night, the House and Senate both voted to pass a budget deal that sets military and nonmilitary spending levels for 2018 and 2019. The deal sets 2018 spending levels at $700 billion for the military - including an $80 billion budget increase, ...
Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with Lindsay Koshgarian, research director at the National Priorities Project, about the federal budget. The National Priorities Project is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that strives to make the federal budget accessible to the public. Ms. Koshgarian's primary focus at ...
We knew some of what to expect in President Trump's first full budget proposal, based on his first budget blueprint and foreboding media stories. What we didn't know was the full extent of whom Trump's budget would seek to help, and at what cost. War on the Poor: Trump's budget declares war on those ...
It means Americans spend $32 million per hour, according to a counter by the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Put another way: Since 2001, every American taxpayer has spent almost $24,000 on the wars – equal to the average down payment on a house, a new Honda Accord, ...
... Assistance Program. "Social Security alone comprises more than a third of mandatory spending and around 23 percent of the total federal budget. Medicare makes up an additional 23 percent of mandatory spending and 15 percent of the total federal budget," reports the National Priorities Project.
In 2011, the National Priorities Project estimated the costs of these security upgrades for defense and homeland security at $7.6 trillion. The homeland security cost an estimated $636 billion, footed, of course, by U.S. taxpayers. As I wrote last week, in 2018 we are enduring a spate of school atrocities.
In 2015 budget allowed the military $598.5 billion according to the national priorities project. With President Trump handling the military, the budget was fairly adjusted to support the soldiers to $824.6 billion, according to thebalance.com. When you watch your loved one step foot on a plane, you are worried ...
... our economy, decrease our reliance on fossil fuels, and provide good-paying jobs. But that would require something that's anathema to the Paul Ryans in Congress: taking responsibility for a system that's broken. Lindsay Koshgarian directs the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

The priorities in Congress this week are clear: a $700 billion authorization for military spending in FY 2018, and a $1.5 trillion tax plan that bestows untold wealth upon the already jaw-droppingly wealthy. As the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. This week, Congress played along.
If the Trump tax plan were an object, you can bet it would be gold-plated. The official tax plan released November 2 by the House of Representatives is a massive reworking of the tax code. It's easy to get lost, but a few measures stand out. Change in Corporate Tax Rate. The long-promised cut in the ...
... the Washington DC-based Institute for Policy Studies. This new partnership will ensure that NPP continues its long history of groundbreaking work for a federal budget that ensures peace, prosperity and security for all. As of October 1, National Priorities Project (NPP) will join the Institute for Policy Studies ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Americans should "sleep well at night" after President Trump's threat to rain "fire and fury like the world has never seen" on North Korea. But his reassurances ring empty. The president's deeply disturbing tendency to glorify war has no place in determining our country's ...
We are not the first people to point out that while you're distracted (Russia? Game of Thrones? current airline scandal?), things are happening in Washington, DC. No, not that thing. Current attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act continue to come close without sealing the deal. In the meantime ...
We knew some of what to expect in President Trump's first full budget proposal, based on his first budget blueprint and foreboding media stories. What we didn't know was the full extent of whom Trump's budget would seek to help, and at what cost. War on the Poor: Trump's budget declares war on those ...
In its opening volley in the federal budget process, the Trump administration has called for a nearly 10 percent boost in military spending, to be funded by cuts to domestic spending and foreign aid. Domestic and foreign aid spending already account for less than half of the federal discretionary budget.
... to Secure Central Asian Energy Riches. Oct 01, 2009 at 16:30 | John Daly. Operation Enduring Freedom, on Oct. 7 will begin its ninth year. At $4 billion per month, a National Priorities Project has determined that the total cost of military operations in… < First<12115116117118119120121/121>Last > ...
... to Secure Central Asian Energy Riches. Oct 01, 2009 at 16:30 | John Daly. Operation Enduring Freedom, on Oct. 7 will begin its ninth year. At $4 billion per month, a National Priorities Project has determined that the total cost of military operations in… < First<12111112113114115116117/117>Last > ...
U.S. military spending is roughly the same size as the world's next seven-largest military budgets combined, according to the National Priorities Project. The amount spent by the U.S. on wars since September 11 and the beginning of the "war on terror" will top more than $5.6 trillion by the end of the fiscal ...
The priorities in Congress this week are clear: a $700 billion authorization for military spending in FY 2018, and a $1.5 trillion tax plan that bestows untold wealth upon the already jaw-droppingly wealthy. As the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. This week, Congress played along.
Becky Sweger with the National Priorities Project says when that 86-billion is broken down per capita, Minnesota's federal tax bill is the second ...
Many citizens may not know that most U.S. military recruits — almost two-thirds — come from areas in which household income is lower than the national median, according to a non-profit group, National Priorities Project, that examined Defense Department data. Many of the counties the recruits come from ...
For example, War by the #s will include a presentation by Lindsay Koshgarian, the National Priorities Project research director, about where the ...
... are factored in, the US "militarized budget" sucks up 64 percent of discretionary spending, according to the National Priorities Project.
... probably shouldn't be part of the budgeting process,” said Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the left-leaning National Priorities Project.
Last night, President Trump was expected to announce that he would be sending several thousand more troops to Afghanistan, where the ...
NPP is excited to announce a new chapter: a partnership with the Washington DC-based Institute for Policy Studies. This new partnership will ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Americans should "sleep well at night" after President Trump's threat to rain "fire and fury like the world has ...
We are not the first people to point out that while you're distracted (Russia? Game of Thrones? current airline scandal?), things are happening ...
We knew some of what to expect in President Trump's first full budget proposal, based on his first budget blueprint and foreboding media ...
If you are like me, Tax Day always comes with some emotion – be it anxiety (did I do it right?), panic (I'm not done!), or going postal (where are ...
In its opening volley in the federal budget process, the Trump administration has called for a nearly 10 percent boost in military spending, to be ...
... household income is lower than the national median, as the non-profit National Priorities Project discovered in Defense Department records.
New Jersey receives 33 cents for every dollar paid in taxes, according to the National Priorities Project, a nonprofit and nonpartisan federal ...
... used," said Lindsay Koshgarian, director of the National Priorities Project, a group that tracks military spending, in an interview with Truthout.
That said, many, including Lindsay Koshgarian, research director at the National Priorities Project, a group that aims to educate citizens about ...
According to the National Priorities Project, taxpayers in Wilmington are already paying $92.72 million per year in federal taxes for the ...
... in 2015, military expenditures accounted for about 54 percent of the U.S. discretionary spending, according to The National Priorities Project.
Operation Enduring Freedom, on Oct. 7 will begin its ninth year. At $4 billion per month, a National Priorities Project has determined that the total cost of military ...
The US has spent more than $780 billion in Afghanistan, according to the National Priorities Project, in what has become its longest-running ...
Becky Sweger with the National Priorities Project says when that 86-billion is broken down per capita, Minnesota's federal tax bill is the second ...
The National Priorities Project puts spending on international affairs, which would include the State Department's budget at $42.8 billion, or 4 ...


 

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