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Federal Budget



  • The Deficit Hawks That Make Moderate Democrats Cower

    The Commitee For a Responsible Federal Budget has lobbied both parties toward austerity policies for decades. Writer Alex Yablon examines the group's origins and impact beginning in the Clinton era. 


  • Trump's Budget Proposal Reveals His Values

    by Lawrence Wittner

    It is often said that government budgets are “an expression of values.”  Those values are clear in the Trump administration’s $4.8 trillion budget proposal for 2021, unveiled early this February.