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Lindsay Koshgarian

Lindsay Koshgarian

Lindsay Koshgarian directs the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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A $778 Billion Pentagon Budget Is Our Lump of Coal

As Congress passed a $778 billion war and military budget, about half of which will go to corporate contractors, they failed to pass the Build Back Better plan that costs less than a quarter of that annually, and would have delivered help to millions of people.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·


20 Years of Wasted Money and Missed Opportunities Since 9/11

For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·


Biden's Military Budget Is Unconscionable

With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn't squander our "peace dividend" on costly weapons or military bloat.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·


Will the Space Force take the Pentagon Budget to Infinity and Beyond?

While the Space Force represents just a small sliver of the Pentagon budget, it is in many ways the poster child for a Pentagon that knows no bounds, either budgetarily or physically.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·


Americans Overwhelmingly Support Cutting the Pentagon to Support Our Real Needs

A 10 percent cut to the Pentagon could come from a multitude of places, including: ending our never-ending wars in the Middle East, reducing our reliance on nuclear weapons, and turning off the spigot to arms contractors.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·


Cut the Pentagon 10 Percent, Invest in Public Health

Tanks and ships can’t save us from our greatest dangers, so let’s pay for the things that can.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·


Remember Trump’s Choices: War, Walls, and Wall Street

There are few clearer ways to see an administration’s choices than its budget. Here’s what we found in the president’s.

Shailly Gupta Barnes ·


We Must Stop War With Iran. Here's What You Can Do Today.

War with Iran would be bloodier and costlier even than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  We can't afford another war.

Lindsay Koshgarian ·

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