Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The federal budget is a moral document
Here is an excellent editorial piece co-written by our friend, Paula Rogge, a medical doctor living in Madison, WI and formerly of Austin, TX. This was published in the Madison State Journal on January 13, 2018.
As we conduct Penny Polls in our schools during SOY tabling, students overwhelmingly vote for more tax funding for education, health care and environmental protection and not for more weapons.
This reflects what a majority of people want: funding for human needs, not war.
Massive Military Spending is Immoral
by Paula Rogge, Jerry Folk and Maureen McDonnell
Madison State Journal Jan. 13, 2018
Many of us enjoyed the holidays with family and friends last month. But as we start a new year, we must remember that for hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen, this has been a time of death and injury, separation from family and friends, homelessness, cold, hunger and illness.