Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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I grew up in a military family and joined the Air Force in 1971 during the Vietnam War. It was there that I became a peace activist.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

OBAMA'S PRIORITIES REVEAL THE SOUL OF THE NATION

Obama's proposed allocation of $1.16 trillion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2015.

Discretionary spending, which accounts for 29 percent of the president's proposed 2015 budget, does not include earned-benefit programs like Social Security and Medicare. Rather, it includes programs whose funding levels are set each year by lawmakers during the appropriations process, including the military, education, job training, and the environment.

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