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Tax Day Letter to Sen Blunt

Tax Day KC - Sen Blunt

Sen. Blunt's aide, Tom Salisbury, receives Tax Day statement from AFSC Program Committee Member, Ron Faust

Tax Day Statement delivered to Sen. Roy Blunt.

The statement reminds Sen. Blunt that, "There is not a need for “austerity.” The causes of our economic problems are:

Calling On Corporations to Pay their Fair Share

 On April 17, 2012, Tax Day over 150 area residents stood up, marched and placed the blame for the U.S.’s economic suffering directly where it belonged. The action recognized the causes of our problems, which are:

Kansas City AFSC Seeks Peace Interns

The Kansas City AFSC is seeking part time paid peace interns to work with AFSC staff and volunteers in support of our peace campaigns. The intern will work eight to ten hours each week between August 2012 and May 2013.

Support 2012 Visions Of Peace Festival

Crossroads peace festival in KC 10-1-10

Young people in Kansas City parade at the Crossroads festival

Young people from Kansas City Academy dressed up in costumes and paraded throughout the Crossroads area to promote the peace festival. View the slideshow

Invitation to social change, faith and civic organizations to support and participate in the 2012 Visions of Peace at the Crossroads festival - First Friday, June1 at the Crossroads Art Walk.

Legacies of the Iraq War - Tom Magstadt

Dr. Tom Magstadt earned his PhD in International relations from John Hopkins University. He has taught at UJMKC, University of Nebraska, the Air War College and worked as a CIA analyst. Dr. Magstadt discussed the political impacts of the Iraq war and Iran policy.

Legacies of the Iraq War - John Henry Part 2

Part #2: Dr. John Henry is a UMKC professor of economics focusing on the history of economic thought. He is the author of two books and numerous articles. He had taught at California State University-Sacramento, and at Cambridge and Staffordshire, England. John shared the view of the inadequacy of economics to quantify the costs of war. 

Legacies - John Henry Part 2

Part #2: Dr. John Henry is a UMKC professor of economics focusing on the history of economic thought. He is the author of two books and numerous articles. He had taught at California State University-Sacramento, and at Cambridge and Staffordshire, England. John shared the view of the inadequacy of economics to quantify the costs of war. 

Legacies of the Iraq War - John Henry Part 1

Part #1: Dr. John Henry is a UMKC professor of economics focusing on the history of economic thought. He is the author of two books and numerous articles. He had taught at California State University-Sacramento, and at Cambridge and Staffordshire, England. John shared the view of the inadequacy of economics to quantify the costs of war. 

Legacies of the Iraq War - Mitch Green Part 1

Part #1: Mitch Green served in the U.S. Army from 2001 to 2007 and in Afghanistan most of 2004. As a result of his deployment he suffers PTSD. He is a grad student in economics at UMKC. In his presentation he shares his personal experiences and discusses the impact of the war on U.S. troops.

Legacies of the Iraq War - Lucky Garcia Part 2

Part #2: Lucky Garcia served in the Army for 8 years attaining the rank of Sergeant. She was deployed to Iraq from 2004 to 2006 where she worked with Iraqis gathering intelligence and in the process gaining insight into Iraqis' lives. She shares her perspectives on the legacies of the Iraq war for both U.S. troops and for Iraqi citizens.

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