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Urge our leaders to invest in people, not the Pentagon

In the next two months, we have an unprecedented opportunity to reduce excessive military spending—and we must not waste this moment.

Petitioners Needed This Week to Put the Budget for All Referendum on the Ballot in Your Town!

This is a general appeal for 2 hours of your time this weekend or next week from the American Friends Service Committee, Mass. Peace Action, the Right to the City Civic Action Alliance and 20 other peace, labor and community groups – the sponsors of the statewide “Budget for All” statewide referendum campaign (www.Budget4AllMass.org). 

Taxi drivers picket City Hall

Taxi drivers demand a fair hearing for a fare increase

Chicago cabdrivers, angry that they have been denied a public hearing for a fare increase, picketed City Hall to deliver a list of demands to Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Wednesday March 7, 2012. They were supported by Occupy Chicago.

“The city has rejected our petition for a hearing and eliminated our right to petition,” said Fayez Khozindar, chairman of the United Taxidrivers Community Council (UTCC). “We demand a hearing.”

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