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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

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.

Des Moines Tax Day Vigil

Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 3:15pm

Come to our Tax Day vigil ....

Save Our School, Library and Services and Reduce Military Spending 25%: A Workshop

Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

"Why to Do It and How to Do It" workshop with Mike Prokosh

Mike Prokosh is a Board Member of United for a Fair Economy and the Eastern Mass. 25% Solution Campaign.

Robbins Library Community Room

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