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 […]

Previewing the Pentagon budget

Next week, the president will present his 2015 budget to Congress (about a month later than usual). With elections coming up, there will be a brief window of time for Congress to weigh in. While we don’t have all the details yet, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel previewed the […]

Action alert: time to choose: talks or war?

It’s time for Congress to choose sides. We’re at a crossroads, and the decisions our government makes could have costs in dollars and even lives. We’ve blocked a bad bill for now that politicians and pundits thought was a sure thing. But with talks for a permanent deal with Iran starting up this month, […]

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