Economic Justice

Charleston WVA Gazette opinion by AFSC's Rick Wilson: A different kind of economy

AFSC's Rick Wilson writes, "You might not have noticed this, especially if you are one of the almost 15 million unemployed, but the economy is blazing away for the fortunate few.

The St. Louis Federal Reserve recently reported that after-tax corporate profits are at record levels, hitting an all-time high of $1.37 trillion in the last quarter. Corporate cash reserves are somewhere around $2 trillion.

San Diego region to get more border agents, top ICE official says

John Morton, the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Tuesday in San Diego that the region will get more federal agents as a result of the $600 million border enforcement spending package approved by Congress earlier this month. AFSC's Pedro Rios comments.

Ohio.com: Six issues set for fall ballot

Akron voters will be asked to decide proposed amendments to charter, including limits on campaign gifts, referendum signature requirements. AFSC's Greg Coleridge weighs in. 

Community & Resistance

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

 COMMUNITY AND RESISTANCE Tour featuring New Orleans activists Jesse Muhammad, Victoria Law and Jordan Flaherty

Northjersey.com: Ordeal of day laborers

In this opinion article, the writers say the fundamental American value that people must be paid for their labor is not being extended to day laborers in Newark. Day laborers are all too often robbed of their wages, taking a serious toll on not just these workers and their families, but on all workers and law-abiding employers in New Jersey.

Denver mulls E-verify for city contractors

Denver lawmakers mull ordering the use of E-Verify on city contracts. AFSC's Gabriela Flora points out the system is flawed.

Abolish corporate personhood

Amend the U.S. Constititution to abolish corporate personhood, writes Greg Coleridge.

Job Rally_SandySpringSchool_WV

Sandy Spring Friends School students participate in a jobs rally

Immigration Reform & Iowa’s Economy

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 7:30pm

A talk by Raul Hinojosa and Dan Griswold. There’s also a reception at Davis Brown Law Firm, 215 10th St, Suite 1300, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Cost for the reception: $50. The talk is free.

SERO Southeast STAR Newsletter, Spring 2010

The SERO Southeast STAR is the quarterly newsletter of the South East Regional Office of AFSC.  It covers news from our regional and area offices.  This issue has a special focus on the New Orleans Project.

If you would like to recieve a copy by snail mail, write alovelace@afsc.org.

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