Peace Action reports: “The House has voted to cut $36 billion from nutrition assistance programs, which would kick 2 million people off of food aid, cut benefits for 44 million more, and drop 280,000 low-income children from the free school lunch program. All part of an effort to increase the over 50% of discretionary spending going into the Pentagon’s coffers.” They encourage you to phone your representatives. See Washington in the 112th Congress for phone numbers.
Dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela who died on December 5, 2013 at the age of 95. He led Africa’s struggle for freedom and justice. A hero to millions, he will be mourned around the world. We the People need to speak truth to power. We need to be heard. We need to […]
Seattle resident Joe Brewer wrote this groundbreaking article How Will the 99% Deal with the Psychopaths in the 1%?. The economic elite (“the 1%”) seem to lack the normal, altruistic tendencies and emotions of most of us. They lack shame and a sense of community. Great opportunity for progressive messaging in these memes. Comments […]