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Erstellt am 03.10.2013 von Andreas Hermann Landl
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MODEL CAMPAIGNS

The Military Industrial Complex at 50

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.

Do more than vigiling.

Peaceable Assembly Campaign

New Priorities Network

Code Pink: Bring Our War $ Home

25 Teachers’ Salaries (California)

Bring the Billion$ Home (Seattle)

MFSO The True Costs of War

 

CONFERENCES

The Military Industrial Complex at 50

 

LOCAL COST CALCULATIONS

$7.6 Trillion Since 9-11.

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.

What we give up to pay for weapons.

Your 1040 tax form lies to you.

Proposed US military spending for 2012 is at least $1.3 trillion.

 

CONVERTING ECONOMY FROM WAR TO PEACE

Draft legislation

 

PROPOSED MILITARY CUTS

From Budget Task Force

From CATO

From President’s Deficit Commission

From Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

From Center for Defense Information

 

LOCAL AND STATE RESOLUTIONS

Pass a local resolution.  Even big cities and state labor councils and state political parties are doing it.

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.

 

ELECTORAL STRATEGY

Unelect those who fund wars; someone worse cannot be much worse

 

FLYERS

Sample Flyer for a Particular Congressional District

Six Facts No War Supporters Know

Bring Our War $ Home

Code Pink flyer and other Code Pink resources.

Lipstick on Pig flyer.

We Call for the United States to End Its Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan!

AVATAR Awakening

 

POSTERS

Lots to choose from

 

 

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