Action alert: no more Pentagon slush fund

When we enter the 14th year of war in Afghanistan in October, how much will we spending to keep our troops there? We don’t know, and neither does Congress. The House is voting on the Pentagon budget next week and the administration still hasn’t decided how much the war is […]

Action alert: we need the truth about drones

When the CIA says there aren’t that many civilians being killed in drone strikes, we should trust them—right? Wrong.We’ve seen far too many examples lately of the government not being straight with Congress and the public. There are independent groups that document the casualties from drone strikes, but the […]

Action alert: A raise for nukes?

Join the National Call-in Day Two new bills give Congress an opportunity to step up and make cuts to nuclear weapons. The president’s budget request for 2015 shows that his priorities are still dangerously backwards, asking for yet another increase for nuclear weapons while crucial domestic spending continues […]

Action alert: don’t believe the hype

The annual ritual of raising alarms and tearing out hair over the tiny size of the Pentagon budget has started again, but don’t believe the hype.  There’s still tons of money in the Pentagon budget, and if we don’t act, they’ll find a way to add even more. Take action to stop the Pentagon […]

The Pentagon’s lavish budget

There are a lot of myths flying around about the Pentagon’s budget released last week. Democrats and Republicans alike are lamenting supposed spending reductions–a story we’ve heard before. Despite the fact that all the hyperbole about the impacts of Pentagon spending cuts in sequestration has been disproven by […]

Action alert: we need your voice now

Congress needs to hear from you now. Today, the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has 10,000—yes,10,000—supporters on Capitol Hill pushing a hawkish, misinformed position on Iran diplomacy. Don’t let this be a one-sided debate. Tell Congress not to undermine talks with Iran. AIPAC has been the main proponent of […]

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