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.
RSVP – 12/22 Student Debt Jubilee & Why Higher Education Ought to Be Free – This Thursday evening at 5:30 PAC/8:30 EST
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ RSVP for Student Debt Jubilee & Why Higher Education Ought to Be Free Join us for the conference call interview and recording for our newest podcast. Thursday, December 22 – 5:30 PAC/8:30 EST ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This year, unpaid college student loans will exceed $1 trillion for the first time. For the first time ever, student […]