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Our Tax$ for Human Need - Not Wars and Greed

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Demonstration & Street Theater will call for a reduction in the excessive military budget and the reprioritizing of our tax dollars toward human needs and job creation.

Activities will include:

  •   20’ to 30’ Banner of FY 2012 U.S. discretionary budget

Street Theater at Four Street Corners

Tucson AZ Citizen.com: 130 Crowd Tucson Public Hearing on Prison Privatization

More than 130 people packed the Public Hearing at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus last night for the first ever hearings on prison privatization in Arizona.

Exceeding all expectations for this event, the crowd listened intently throughout the two hour hearing.

 

Funding Schools, Not War

By Ira Harritt, AFSC Kansas City Program Coordinator

Guns and Mortarboards

David Burress of the Ad Astra Institute of Kansas presented this information at a panel organized by AFSC and the Institute of Labor Studies, UMKC on May 22, 2010. For more info, visit www.adastrainstitute.org.

Tax Day Protesters Defy Wind, Rain in Des Moines

This article and photo appear on pages 59 and 60 of the July 2010 issue of the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Reprinted with permission of the author.

by Michael Gillespie

     Four long-time Iowa activists defied the elements on April 15 to protest their government’s use of their tax dollars to fund wars.

Des Moines tax day protest 2010

Sherry Hutchison, Eloise Cranke, Jane Magers, and Kathleen McQuillen protested war funding in front of the main Post Office in Des Moines on April 15, 2010.

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