Brown Bag Lunch Vigils
The Progressive Democrats of America originally began holding Brown Bag Lunch Vigils to spread a simple message: “Healthcare NOT Warfare.” As the attacks on progressive values and the principles of democracy, equality, and fairness have escalated over the past nine months, the focus has broadened.
Our Nations Checkbook
The Friends Committee on National Legislation is working across the country to build support for budget committee hearings on how the federal budget could shift money from the Pentagon to diplomacy, green jobs, and human needs.
Bring Our War $$ Home – Maine
Concerned organizations and individuals around the state created the Maine Campaign to Bring Our War $$ Home to promote the idea that the state’s fiscal crisis is in large part due to the current spending on war.
Bring Our War $$ Home – Code Pink
Bring Our War $$ Home is a national campaign to engage our communities and elected officials through resolutions, creative actions, and smart messaging on the cost of war and militarism and the need to redirect funding to public education, job creation, and other life-affirming programs being desperately hurt by the economic recession.
The 25% Solution
The 25% campaign supports a 25% reduction in military spending, with the savings put toward meeting urgent needs, including the funding of jobs in housing, health care, education, clean energy and infrastructure repairs—and preventing layoffs of state and local workers.