The first Trump administration budget proposal will leave Social Security and Medicare benefits untouched, but other major federal programs face deep cuts.
As in virtually every other policy area, what Trump and the Republican party is offering on infrastructure calls for resistance, not accommodation.
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Karen J. Greenberg, a TomDispatch regular, is the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School and author of The Least Worst Place: Guantánamo's First 100 Days. Her latest book, Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State (Crown Publishers), will be published in May.