Stories by Jo Comerford

Jo Comerford is the executive director of the National Priorities Project. Previously, she served as director of programs at the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and directed the American Friends Service Committee's justice and peace-related community organizing efforts in western Massachusetts. subscribe to Jo Comerford's feed

Posted on: Oct 17, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

"Essential" is a relative term.

Posted on: May 21, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The impact of sequester down the line.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

We don't just have a revenue problem in this country -- we have a values and priorities problem.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

The latest federal budget opens the American public to yet more pain, while shielding the military and the rest of the national security establishment from the same.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2009, Source: TomDispatch.com

The $30 billion cost of Obama's surge alone would place the US in the top-ten for global military spending, sandwiched between Italy and Saudi Arabia.