Sign the Jobs Not Wars Petition and Join the June 21st-July 3rd actions

We need your help. Become a part of this movement to Rebuild our Country – Move our Tax Dollars from the Pentagon to Job Creation and Human Needs. We need a new set of priorities that place the needs of the people ahead of the profits of the privileged.

Peace and Justice Groups, Military Families, Veterans, Unions, Retirees, and the Unemployed are all supporting our Jobs Not Wars Petition demanding that Congress and our President Give Us Work Not War. If you have not yet signed, simply click here to Sign the Petition.

If you have already signed, we Thank You! Now it’s time to HIT THE STREETS! The Jobs-Not-Wars campaign is organizing local actions or events from Friday, June 21st to Wednesday, July 3rd that highlight the disparities between runaway military spending and cuts to social spending in the federal budget, as these play out in our communities. We will place a spotlight on the priorities and needs of the majority of people. Learn more about the initiative here.

Please continue to help Spread the Word by forwarding this Petition to all your friends and associates.  If you belong to an organization, no matter how big or small, who agrees with our Petition, ask them to Endorse the Campaign here.

A Quick Summary of our Petition’s Demands:

  • End the War in Afghanistan Now
  • Make Substantial Cuts to the Over-bloated, Out-of-Control Pentagon budget
  • Create Good Paying Jobs
  • Let the Bush tax cuts expire for the top 2%
  • The wealthiest and corporations must do their fair share and pay a little more
  • Protect our social safety net including Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid
  • Rely on negotiation and determined diplomacy rather than military power

Click here for a downloadable copy of the Petition and bring it to your church, union, parent teacher meeting, and ask them to Sign the Petition. Hungry American children, the children of the poor and unemployed, are becoming the new face of America. All Our Voices are needed to fight against the influence of the very powerful, money laden Wall Street and Corporate CEOs and the Military Industrial Complex.

If you can afford to, please consider making a donation. Any size donation will be gratefully received – remember that even very small donations added together make a BIG difference. Thank you for your time and continued support

In Struggle,
Michael McPhearson
National Coordinator

 

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