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One family's journey to DC for the National Action to Realize the Dream

This Aug. 24 at the National Action to Realize the Dream on the anniversary of the original 1963 March on Washington, MaChere Cohen, her two daughters, and five of her grandchildren will be on the bus going from Pittsburgh to Washington.

Kansas City Move the Money Campaign

KCMO Council Passes Move the Money

KCMO City Council Unanimously Passes Move the Money Resolution at April 11 session.

The Federal Budget Crisis Is Not A Deficit Crisis.

It's A Crisis Of Priorities.

Choosing to continue enormous tax breaks for the millionaires and spending 60 percent of public discretionary dollars on the Pentagon makes no sense, as millions struggle to find work and to feed and house their families.

Our Tax Day, Not Theirs

Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Rally for cuts to military spending 




People from around the globe will be speaking out today about the toll

Fiscal Cliff on Trial - Verdict by Professor John Henry

Fiscal Cliff on Trial Forum- UMKC Prof. of Economics John Henry renders his verdict of the fiscal cliff and its perpetrators, commenting, "There is no fiscal cliff. Period. It's a fraud." He explained how deficit was not the problem and in fact was necessary to support employment and economic recovery. 

The event, organized by AFSC and co-sponsored by  Jobs Now, UMKC Economics Club and National Lawyers Guild, Occupy KC, Move to Amend, and PeaceWorks KC, took place on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the University of Missouri, KCMO.

Need Real Debate over Federal Budget Priorities

This article appeared in the Concord Monitor , Fosters Daily Democrat, and Common Dreams. 

America is Strong Enough for Real Discussion of Budget Priorities

By Arnie Alpert

When is a “Town Hall Meeting” not a “Town Hall Meeting?”

Des Moines Mobilizes for the Unemployed

On a cold and blustery December afternoon recently, about two dozen Iowans gathered outside the Federal Building in downtown Des Moines as part of a National Day of Mobilization for the Unemployed. According to organizer Mark Cooper, President of the South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, "Jobless union members, veterans, students and millions of others are struggling to make ends meet while many politicians merely support the wealthiest one percent."

Greensboro Employment March

Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 11:30am

Occupy Greensboro is going to have its first employment march on Saturday December 10th .
Marchers will assemble at 11:30 in front of the downtown library, then march through Greensboro to end at Governmental Plaza for a rally with speakers from organized labor, the community, and youth.

Rally for Good Jobs

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

No Jobs Fair, Aug. 10, 2011, Concord NH


"No Jobs Fair," Aug. 10, 2011

Union members and allies will rally for more good jobs and protest the employment impact of recent budget cuts.  Speakers will also address the moral, human, and community costs of unemployment and under-employment.   Click here for an "Application for Good Jobs for the Granite State."

Robert Reich to Speak at Drake

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 7:00pm

Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Noted author, economist and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich will address the topic, "The Next Economy and America's Future" at this Des Moines talk. Reich currently teaches at Cal-Berkeley. Free and open to the public. A book-signing will follow the talk.

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