Ryan Tax Plan / Peoples Budget Protest
Commentary

Budget & Taxes

A Moral Budget (S.1866 / H.2989) AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMMISSION TO REPORT ON THE MORAL BUDGET TO REVIVE, REPAIR AND REBUILD OUR ECONOMY This Act calls on Congress to pass a federal MORAL BUDGET that creates millions of jobs, invests in infrastructure, moves […]

Moral Budget

A Moral Budget for America

Speakers: Shailly Gupta Barnes Policy Director at the Kairos Center and the National Poor Peoples Campaign Introductory Remarks: Savina Martin Eastern Chair of the Massachusetts Poor People Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Discussant: Ceasar McDowell Professor of Civic Design, MIT Department of Urban […]

Jonathan King, Andrea Burns, and Savina Martin at the Moral Budget Forum, Sept 27, 2019
Commentary

A Moral Budget for Massachusetts

by Savina Martin and Jonathan King This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsetter More than 85 grassroots advocates, elected officials, union leaders, and economists gathered at an MIT forum on Sept 27 to launch the development of a […]

Moral Budget

Developing a Moral Budget for Massachusetts

Congress is currently debating a discretionary budget which spends more than 50% of our income tax dollars on endless wars, nuclear weapons upgrades, foreign military bases, and other Pentagon accounts. Financing this will require cutting major programs funding human and environmental needs. The alternatives are […]