"The American Values Network is speaking out and organizing on behalf of the left out and left behind. Most compelling, they are creating a public square which insures honest and civil conversation.”
-KATHLEEN KENNEDY TOWNSEND
The American Working Poor
A Vanishing Nuclear Threat
The Cold War is over. So why do some in Congress want to spend more than $700 billion in nuclear programs that are based on maintaining a deterrent to decades old threats from the Soviet Union? With deficits forcing cuts to Pentagon spending, we need to be funding modern equipment and training our troops to face modern threats
The Moral Budget Approach
We believe that one aspect of the progressive response to budget proposals by the Republican leadership must be a willingness to discuss budget and tax policies from a moral perspective. We must challenge Republicans to continue during this debate on the budget the faith-laden dialogue that they so eagerly embrace on other issues.