Move the Money!

Move the Money!

Peace Action’s Move the Money cam­paign is a national effort to bring our war money home for jobs, edu­ca­tion, hous­ing, health care, tran­sit, infra­struc­ture, com­mu­nity ser­vices, etc.

Click here for updates on the campaign

Want to edu­cate your­self and oth­ers about war spend­ing and what it means to your com­mu­nity?
Check out two lead­ing sources here:

National Pri­or­i­ties Project, & Peace Action’s “Move the Money” toolkit.

Click here to find out how much money your city spends on war and what that money could have paid for!

Help your city adopt a “Move the Money” resolution!


This fall, Milwaukee’s Com­mon Coun­cil unan­i­mously adopted a “Move the Money” res­o­lu­tion, call­ing for the redi­rec­tion of over­seas mil­i­tary spend­ing back to our com­mu­ni­ties for human needs.  With the fis­cal bat­tle loom­ing in early 2013, let’s send a mes­sage to Con­gress – Move the Money!

Join WNPJ and Peace Action’s statewide and national res­o­lu­tion effort!

Inter­ested in pass­ing a Move the Money res­o­lu­tion in your city?  Call 414–964-5158!

Shift U.S. Spend­ing Pri­or­i­ties; Save State Jobs

This op-ed appeared in the Mil­wau­kee Jour­nal Sen­tinel on Nov. 2, 2012.  Writ­ten by Peace Action WI Pro­gram Direc­tor Mike Hel­bick, this arti­cle offers an alter­na­tive to the insta­bil­ity of an econ­omy built on war.


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  Your Tax Dol­lars at War!

Great, short video explain­ing how our tax money is used.

“Enti­tle­ment” pro­grams don’t drain our econ­omy — war DOES!



From the National Pri­or­i­ties Project:

Dis­cre­tionary Spend­ing FY 2013