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.
According to Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, the richest 1 percent of Americans now own 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. Twenty-five years ago the top 1 percent owned 33 percent of national wealth. The Top 1% Take Home 24 Percent Of National Income. See 15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Wealth And Inequality In America. The Top […]
It’s up to us, we the people, if we want to save life on earth and build a better world for all. The 1% cannot and will not save us. They are afflicted with the deadly greed disease. The two major parties will not save us, the police and military will not save us; they […]