You are here

Economic Justice

Fund our Future! A Boston Budget Speakout

When: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Hibernian Hall • 182-184 Dudley St • Roxbury Crossing T • Roxbury

Feds Cut Low-Income Heat Aid

Boston Cuts School Budget $63 million

State Will Cut Local Aid 10%

Join your neighbors and tell our elected officials:

Fund Our Future!

Meanwhile, call your State Rep and Senator today at 617-727-2121. Ask them to support “An Act to Invest in Our Communities.” 

This bill will help plug the state budget gap and make taxes fairer.
It is being introduced by Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz (Senate Docket 1012) and Rep. Jim O’Day (House Docket 2261).

Filed under:

Protest at Nancy Pelosi's Harvard Speech

When: Friday, November 13, 2009, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Harvard Kennedy School • 79 JFK St. • Littauer Hall • Cambridge

Speaker Pelosi:

No Escalation in Afghanistan!

Bring the Troops Home Now!

Support Single Payer Health Care!

Stop CO2 Pollution –350 by 2020!

 

Protest House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Friday, November 13,   4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Harvard U., JFK School, Littauer Bldg.
79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
 
The Democrats won a majority in the House of
Representatives in 2006 on a popular mandate to bring the troops home and stop selling America to corporate interests. As Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi sets priorities for Congress.
 
There is no military solution in Afghanistan.   The more U.S. troops that are sent to prop up the corrupt regime, the harder it will be to make peace. But under Speaker Pelosi’s leadership, Congress continues to support war and occupation. Congress must cut off the funds to bring all our troops home from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq.  
 
Filed under:

Planting the Seeds of a Foreign Policy for All

When: Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: First Church in Boston • 66 Marlborough St (corner of Berkeley) • Arlington T • Boston

Massachusetts Peace Action 2015 Annual Meeting

Keynote speakers:

Dennis Kucinich, former Member of Congress and presidential candidate; author, The Courage to Survive.

Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, Pastor for Formation and Justice, First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain; author, Gods, Gays, and Guns: Essays on Religion and the future of Democracy

Filed under:

(CANCELLED) On Tax Day, say: Stop the Cuts and Redirect Pentagon Spending!

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Tip O'Neil Federal Building • 10 Causeway St • North Station T • Boston

Event Cancelled due to the Bombings:

We’re paying our taxes...
Why are vital services being cut, and
Why is the president proposing cuts to Social Security and Medicare?

Budget cutters in Washington have already slashed Meals on Wheels, Head Start, Housing, Education, Fuel Assistance, Unemployment, Health Programs, AIDS Housing, and family violence prevention. Now the President wants to cut even more vital programs.

But there is an alternative.

1. End Corporate Tax Breaks!

Very high income people and giant corporations get hundreds of billions of dollars a year in tax breaks through loopholes and offshore tax shelters. The CEOs of Bank of America, Citibank, and Verizon are key members of Fix the Debt, a corporate group pushing for big cuts in critical public programs and even lower corporate taxes.

2. Redirect Pentagon Spending to Jobs and Vital programs for People!

The US war budget is greater than the military spending of the next 10 largest military powers combined. Much of it funds destructive wars like Iraq, wasteful weapons systems like the F-35, and keeping us in Afghanistan for years to come.

Cancelled - Join us on Tax Day, Tuesday, April 16, to say:
Stop the Cuts!

When: 11 am
Tip O’Neill Federal Building,
10 Causeway Street, Boston – North Station (Green Line) Regional Headquarters for the Social Security Administration and Housing & Urban Development
We’ll also visit Bank of America, Citibank, and Verizon at 6 Bowdoin Square, Boston.

Filed under:

Jimmy Tingle for President: An evening of laughs in support of the Budget for All Referendum

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Davis Square Theater • 255 Elm Street (Davis Square) • Somerville

Jimmy Tingle for PresidentJimmy Tingle for President
The Funniest Campaign in History

An evening of laughs in support of the Budget for All Referendum

Filed under:

Question 4 You: POSTPONED

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 8:00 am to 9:30 am
Where: Postponed! • Boston

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled, perhaps on or about Nov 13.

 

Filed under:

Budget for All Referendum Kick-Off Meeting

When: Sunday, May 6, 2012, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T • Boston

Sign the PetitionRead about the Referendum here.   We hope everyone who can help collect signatures for the Referendum will make it to this kick-off meeting!

We will live-stream the meeting  for those who cannot attend in person.   The stream will be on http://masspeaceaction.org/1980 and will also be available for viewing later.

The meeting will include training on:

Filed under:

Budget for All Referendum: Let's Send a Message to Washington!

Paul ShannonThe Afghanistan war grinds on, the Pentagon budget keeps growing, corporations and the 1%'ers are paying lower taxes than their secretaries, Social Security and other benefits are under attack, and next to nothing is being done to create jobs.  

Filed under:

Take Back the Capitol

When: Monday, December 5, 2011, 3:00 am to Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:00 pm
Where: Washington, DC

Take Back the Capitol

Join thousands of 99%-ers who are coming to Washington, DC during the first week of December to take back the Capitol from corporate control.

We can have a real impact as Congress deliberates the extension of unemployment insurance benefits for more than 2 million people and the deficit reduction recommendations of the Super-Committee—which could include devastating cuts that would destroy millions of jobs.

Filed under:

No More Cuts! Tax the 1%! End the Wars! Invest in Jobs!

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 7:00 am to 8:30 am
Where: Senator John Kerry's Office • One Bowdoin Square (corner of Cambridge & New Chardon Streets) • Bowdoin or Government Center T • Boston

On Tuesday, November 15, Tell Senators Kerry & Brown:

No More Cuts!  Tax the 1%!  End the Wars!  Invest in Jobs!

Filed under:

The Debt Deal, Entitlements, Taxes, Budgets, and Military Spending

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Copley Square T • Boston

Brown Bag Lunch Vigil: Fund Our Communities, Not War!

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Where: downstairs from Senator John Kerry's Office • One Bowdoin Square • Bowdoin T • Boston
Fund Our Communities tablers, April 2011

Register to attend!

Filed under:

Boston May Day 2011 at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Park

When: Sunday, May 1, 2011, 9:00 am
Where: Rose Kennedy Greenway Park • Cross St. and Hanover St. • across from the Haymarket T Station corner • Boston

 

Boston May Day 2011 at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Park

Let's commemorate International Workers Day this year with a rally at 12 noon at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Park, across from the Haymarket T Station, in the corner of Cross and Hanover streets in Boston. 

Filed under:

Brown Bag Lunch Vigil: Bring the Troops Home! Bring the Money Home!

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Where: downstairs from Senator John Kerry's Office • One Bowdoin Square • Bowdoin T • Boston
Antiwar Protest at JFK Federal Bldg., December 2010

Senator John Kerry is chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  He is in position to bring the Afghanistan War to an end if he exerts his influence.   But so far he has only enabled more troop increases, more violence and more corruption and waste.

Join UJP, Mass. Peace Action, and Veterans for Peace at a Brown Bag Vigil to bring the troops and war money home. 

The vigil will be held downstairs from Sen. John Kerry's office.    

Additional Eastern Mass. Locations (others nationwide)

Lowell • Office of Rep. Niki Tsongas • 11 Kearney Square (12:00 noon)
Hyannis • (Bill Keating) Post Office • 385 Main Street (Friday at 12:00 noon)

Register to attend!

Filed under:

Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers

Egypt Supports Wisconsin

Photo From Egypt: "Egypt Supports Wisconsin Workers."

Site Newsletter Sequence: 
0
Community: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Economic Justice