US military expenditures consume over half of the total discretionary federal budget and have risen to over $778 Billion per year, with a budget request for $813 Billion by President Biden for FY2023 (expected to go even higher). This amount does not include spending on nuclear weapons nor interest on the debt incurred by previous wars.
- Pentagon Fuel Use, Climate Change, and the Costs of War (Brown University Study)
- What Price "Defense"? America's Nearly $1.3 Trillion National Security Budget Isn't Making Us Any Safer
- We Can't Fight the Climate Crisis Without Fighting the Military-Industrial Complex
- Poor People's Campaign: Poor People's Moral Budget