A New Bill Would Redirect $100 Billion from the Military Budget to Pro-Worker Programs / by Stephen Semler

US Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol on December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong / Getty Images) Every year the US military budget grows ever larger, sucking up resources that we could use to improve the lives of workers. A new bill seeks to do justContinue reading “A New Bill Would Redirect $100 Billion from the Military Budget to Pro-Worker Programs / by Stephen Semler”

Biden budget: Hike the military, defuse protests by taxing the rich / by Mark Gruenberg

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, center, along with other lawmakers, talks with reporters. Jayapal is joined by from left, Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-New York. Susan Walsh | AP WASHINGTON—Tax the rich toContinue reading “Biden budget: Hike the military, defuse protests by taxing the rich / by Mark Gruenberg”