National Priorities: Defunding the Military


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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Laurie Mercier talks with Ashik Siddique of the National Priorities Project


Laurie Mercier interviews Ashik Siddique, a research analyst for the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, working on the federal budget and military spending, and examining how militarized U.S. domestic and foreign policy threatens efforts to address crises like accelerating inequality and climate change. He publishes widely, including lots of excellent reports posted on the NPP site, and is one of the coauthors of the Poor Peoples Campaign Moral Budget. Prior to joining NPP, he was the research lead and a founding member of The Climate Mobilization.

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