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: Tax cuts and tax cheats; Financial Speculation and Policies Favoring only the 1%; and excessive military spending.
This video is of the delivery of the overdue tax bill to Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), one of the 2010 top 20 Pentagon contractors.
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:
The Time for Peace and Disarmament
In 2011 global military spending amounted to $1.74 trillion – despite the fact that 1 billion people suffer from hunger, even more do not have access to safe water or adequate health care and education, and even in developed economies millions are without work. Join us in calling on our government and others to agree on a global plan for disarmament at the Rio Summit in June 2012.
Tomorrow is the last day to file your federal taxes for 2012. For Tax Day this year, AFSC is working hard to make clear how the choices in our federal budget affect communities across the U.S. Like you, AFSC wants:
This is an AFSC action guide for these events, focused on US federal budget priorities. This year, the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) coincides with tax day in the US, what better opportunity to tell Congress and your community that you want your tax dollars going to job creation and social programs, not war and tax cuts for the rich.
Tax Day 2012 is also the Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), April 17, 2012. AFSC will be joining partners in 35 countries around the world and cities all over the US to call for cuts to the military buget and for funding for vital human needs and job creation.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.