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Cutting The Army Will Make It Stronger: 02/25/2014

Michael Densch - CNN Opinion

(CNN) -- Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has fired a shot across the bow of business-as-usual at the Pentagon by announcing significant cuts in the U.S. Army.

Seven Things You Should Know About National Priorities Project: 02/23/2014

Megan Woolhouse - The Boston Globe

The National Priorities Project, a small Northampton nonprofit funded primarily through individual donations of $50 or less, was recently nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. The group’s policy and economics experts dig into the annual budget and disseminate their analysis to increase understanding of how the nation spends its money. ...

Researchers Keep Eyes On The Prize: 02/18/2014

Laurie Loisel - Daily Hampshire Gazette

National Priorities Project nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.

Budget Research Center Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize: 02/14/2014

Paul Tuthill - Northeast Public Radio

Could The People Write The Budget?: 01/31/2014

Steve Brawner - Arkansas News

Would Americans be able to write the federal budget if they had the facts? Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, thinks they should be given the chance. - See more at:

National Priorities Project Nominated For Nobel Prize: 01/28/2014

Laurie Loisel - Hampshire Gazette

The National Priorities Project has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Price by 13 former Nobel prize laureates through the International Peace Bureau, which itself won the prize in 1910.

Most Underreported Stories Of 2013: 12/30/2013

- Bill Moyers

What stories did not get the coverage they deserved in 2013? We asked editors, journalists and friends of to weigh in with their choices, including stories they reported on. Here’s what they had to say.

Karzai Expected To Sign Afghan Security Pact, U.S. Official Says: 12/13/2013

Nicole Gaouette - Bloomberg Businessweek

The U.S. expects to conclude a bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan and overcome Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s refusal so far to sign the pact, according to an Obama administration official.

Look At The Stats: America Resembles A Poor Country: 12/11/2013

CJ Werleman - Salon

Last week, President Obama gave one of the most important speeches of his presidency when he spoke about the rapidly growing deficit of opportunity in this country. It was the president’s most focused and deliberate address on income inequality to date, but for many it wasn’t nearly alarmist enough, for ...