Kansas City, KS/MO - Events Local News Contact
Tax Day Demonstration - The U.S. Deficit Debate is a Crime
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 11:30am until Tue, Apr 16, 2013 1pm
12th & Main, Kansas City, MO
Apr 10, 2013

Join us for street theater – the bodies are falling – jobs, education, seniors… all victims of bad U.S. budget choices. It’s a crime scene- vigiling, leafleting and more. Don’t be fooled by multi-national corporations, billionaires and groups like “Fix the Debt!” The deficit is a Trojan Horse used to attack social security, Medicare and other government services for the 99%. We’re Not Broke! We Don’t Need to Cut Social Security, Medicare and Human Needs Programs! We need to: • Cut Pentagon Waste (The Pentagon budget has doubled in the past decade. It funds programs like the F-35 fighter that the Defense Department doesn’t want. It produces fewer jobs than investment in other sectors.) • Close Tax Loopholes & Create Policies Where All Pay Their Fair Share! • Invest In Jobs, Education And Our Future! The demonstration is outside the Bank of America recognizing that BoA is one of the 150+ corporations behind the "Fix the Debt" and other campaigns working to increase profits for multinational corporations and the 1% at the expense of the 99%. This event is organized by the American Friends Service Committee and cosponsored by Jobs Now! For information >afsckc@afsc.org, 816 931-5256, www.afsc.org/kansascity See Flyer at >https://afsc.org/document/flyer-kc-tax-day-demo-deficit-debate-crime

Trending Today
Caitlin Moran's Posthumous Advice for Her Daughter
Caitlin Moran26,515 views today ·
I Know Islamic State. What They Fear More Than Bombs Is Unity
Nicolas Hénin19,046 views today ·
What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic
Asam Ahmad18,466 views today ·
On the Wildness of Children: The Revolution Will Not Take Place In The Classroom
Carol Black8,093 views today ·
Paramedic's Response to "Burger Flippers" Making an Equal $15/Hour is Beautiful
Craig Carilli7,946 views today ·
I Promise, It's Not Lame to Ask a Woman for Permission
Dave Booda7,311 views today ·
The Self-Defeating Concept of “Resistance”
Caitlin Johnstone3,358 views today ·
The Wrongs of Counter-Violence
Paul Rogers1,998 views today ·
Manchester Arena Attack: Amid the Horror, the Strength of an Incredible City Took Hold
Caroline Cheetham1,933 views today ·
Load More
What's Next
This is my protest
46 min
Our Daily Bread: Welcome to the World of Industrial Food Production and High-Tech Farming!
93 min
Used and Betrayed - 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats
31 min
Like us on Facebook?
Tax Day Demonstration - The U.S. Deficit Debate is a Crime