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Economic Justice

Economic Justice

Change Trade Policy

In today’s global economy, workers everywhere need policies that support jobs and communities.  A new trade bill recently introduced in Congress will help reverse the global race to the bottom on wages and working conditions. 

This June, Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), a former paper mill worker, introduced the Trade Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment (TRADE) Act (“H.R. 3012”) in Congress.  The bill will ensure that trade agreements don’t infringe on:

Cost of War, Economic

The Cost of War

The purpose of The Cost of War is to highlight the economic cost of the war and demand that Congress shift war funding to support human needs here and real solution in Iraq and Afghanistan. The display features 10 seven-foot banners that explore the one day cost of war and how that money could be better spent on human needs.

To read more about The Cost of War, please visit www.afsc.org/cost.

West Virginial Economic Justice Coalition Partners

West Virginia Economic Justice works in partnership with a host of organizations and individuals, including the WV Council of Churches, the state AFL-CIO and member unions, Service Employees International Union, the WV Welfare Reform Coalition, WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence, WV Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers; the Legislative Action Team for Children and Families, Direct Action Welfare Group, WV Interfaith Center on Public Policy, West Virginians United, WV Citizen Action Group, the media, policy makers, public agencies, educational institutions, the Center on

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