Maine Campaign to Bring Our War $$ Home
St. Louis Peace Economy Project
Boston’s 25 Percent Solution
Bay Area’s New Priorities Campaign
Maryland’s Our Funds
Pennsylvania’s Campaign for Smart Security
PDA’s Brown Bag Lunch Vigils in districts everywhere.
25 Teachers’ Salaries (California)
Bring the Billion$ Home (Seattle)
LOCAL COST CALCULATIONS
A report from the National Priorities Project (PDF) contains on pages 23 and 24 documentation of how investing in military reduces jobs and hurts economy. Get cost of war to your area here, but multiply it by five. Get cost of military contracts to your area here. Get the amount of money military companies give your representative here. And here’s the cost of weapons you give Israel.
Here’s a calculator for what particular weapons are costing us.
50 fact sheets, 1 for each state: here.
CONVERTING ECONOMY FROM WAR TO PEACE
PROPOSED MILITARY CUTS
From Budget Task Force
LOCAL AND STATE RESOLUTIONS
Put a cost of war counter on city hall.
Here’s a kit from Cities for Progress.
Some additional cities that have done this: Newton, Mass., Cambridge, Mass.
Resolution passed by Northampton, Mass.
Mayors have backed this agenda in Boston and two other Massachusetts towns.
40 Maryland State Senators and Delegates have asked Congress to take the money out of the military
Resolution passed by Hartford, CT.
Resolution passed by SCHOOL BOARDS in California.
Resolution passed by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Resolution passed by Los Angeles.
Resolution passed by Seattle.
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