We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
We heard Wendell Young argue against privatization in a citizens' forum about Pennsylvania's state liquor stores the other night. The arguments for this push in Pennsylvania are as specious as arguments for it everywhere. It is highway robbery. It is taking the structures of our civilization and handing them over to the malefactors of great wealth - all the way from hiring corporations to do KP for our troops in Iraq to selling the Turnpike and your local school. Resist it at every turn! Read what he has to say.