National Priorities Project
nominated for 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
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.
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. ...
Laurie Loisel - Daily Hampshire Gazette
National Priorities Project nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.
Paul Tuthill - Northeast Public Radio
Jonathan Adams - Open Media Boston
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: http://arkansasnews.com/steve-brawner/could-people-write-budget#sthash.K08JOuF4.dpuf
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.
- Bill Moyers
What stories did not get the coverage they deserved in 2013? We asked editors, journalists and friends of BillMoyers.com to weigh in with their choices, including stories they reported on. Here’s what they had to say.
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.
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 ...