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This plane steals jobs

plane steals jobs

This plane steals jobs.

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Massachusetts coalition tells senators to pass a budget for all

In honor of the rapidly approaching March 1 decision on the sequester, the Budget for All coalition visited the Boston offices of Senators Elizabeth Warren and William Cowan on Valentine's Day, delivering valentines a

Economic disparity or economic equality

By Ira Harritt, program coordinator in Kansas City

“This is America’s opportunity to help bridge the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The question is whether America will do it.”
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in his last Sunday sermon, Remaining Awake through a Great Revolution  

Dr. King’s question is still before us. We still have the ability to bridge this gulf, even though it has been growing larger and larger, especially in the past 30 years.  

Show Congress how to make a better budget

Ask your congressional delegation to pass a budget that reflects the values and priorities of the people who put them in office.

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Flyer

Flyer for Kansas City, December 1st forum "The Fiscal Cliff on Trial"

Sequestration Infographic

Sequestration Info Graphic

What's the deal with sequestration?

Exapnd to see the impact of sequestration.

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Landslide win in Massachusetts for human needs budget

On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot question initiated by AFSC in coalition with dozens of other groups: the Budget for All. 

The Budget for All calls for the prevention of cuts to social programs; investment in jobs that strengthen the U.S. economy; an end to corporate tax loopholes and the Bush tax cuts for high incomes; and reduction of military spending. 

We are encouraged, proud, and re-energized by this show of popular support for a change in federal budget priorities!

Creative Actions

Ideas for talking about federal budget priorities within your community—including signs, videos, and other tools.

Sequestration Talking Points

Use this guide to talk about issues specific to the post-election lame duck session of Congress. This is a crucial opportunity to focus pressure on changing federal budget priorities given the impending sequestration. 

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