Fund our Communities not War

Pull the Pork from the Pentagon Rally Feb.27th Noon in Worcester, 3:30 pm in Providence

The air waves are full of babble about the impeding sequester, a forced across the board line item cut of the federal budget.  Congress continues to play a crazy game of brinksmanship that could have devastating consequesences to people (cuts to subidized housing, education, head start, food safety inspection and much more) as well as to state budgets that would be left scrambling to plug the holes in education funding, housing, HIV testing and all the other programs essential to state residents.  It also would make cuts to military spending, again across the board.  There is

Pull the Pork from the Pentagon Rally Feb.27th 3:30pm

The air waves are full of babble about the impeding sequester, a forced across the board line item cut of the federal budget.  Congress continues to play a crazy game of brinksmanship that could have devastating consequesences to people (cuts to subidized housing, education, head start, food safety inspection and much more) as well as to state budgets that would be left scrambling to plug the holes in education funding, housing, HIV testing and all the other programs essential to state residents.  It also would make cuts to military spending, again across the board.  There is

MLK RI Unity Day

Monday, April 4, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

MLK

the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King was assassinated on April 4th, 1968 while supporting striking sanitation workers.  Exactly one year before that he given the Riverside Church speech, in which he not only spoke out against the war in Vietnam but linked the problems of racisim, militarism and economic injustice.

If you are afraid for the future of Workers Rights, Social Programs, Public Education, Medicare, Social Security, the Environment, Women’s Rights, Public Transportation, Public TV and Radio, Unions, Public Housing, Immigrant Rights, Aid to the Arts and more…

 

Then come, join us and make your voice heard!

 

 

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