American lawmakers are crying “We’re Broke!” as they slash budgets, lay off schoolteachers, police, and firefighters, shredding our country’s social fabric and leaving many Americans scrambling to survive. Tonight’s film, “We’re Not Broke”, shows how multi-bullion dollar American corporations like Exxon, Google, Bank of America, and Apple make colossal profits and conceal them overseas to avoid paying US taxes. The film also tells the story of fed-up citizens who taking their frustration to the streets… to make corporations pay their fair share. For details, go to http://werenotbrokemovie.com/.
Join us to become informed about and discuss proposals to close tax loopholes for wealthy corporations, add jobs programs, and make other changes to strengthen the US economy at the federal level and in Illinois. Dr. Ron Baiman from Chicago Political Economy Group (CPEG) will be joining us for discussion and to present proposals to eliminate pension under-funding in Illinois by closing six tax loopholes, a financial transaction tax, or a graduated income tax. We welcome active audience participation and all points of view.
Save this Part for Year-Round Reference: 2nd Friday Nights are for Just Views!
Just Views programs start at 7:20 pm, are sponsored by the DuPage Peace through Justice Coalition and are held in Naperville IL at the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church at 1828 Old Naperville Road (formerly 4 S 535 Old Naperville Road – new address, same location).
Directions: If coming from east or west on route I-88, exit at Naperville Road onto Freedom Drive. Turn left (East) onto Diehl Road and continue across Naperville Road/Naper Blvd , and then turn left/north at the first street ( Old Naperville Road ). The Unitarian Church is down one block on your right. Note: For other route options and a map, see church website: www.dupageuuchurch.org. The church phone is 630/505-9408.
Our timely issues programs are nonpartisan, open to the public, and free -- no reservations required. Parking is free, too. Just Views shows great films about matters vital to social and economic justice on the second Friday of each month throughout the year. View and then share views from different vantages with citizens attending and invited resource persons. Each night is a stimulating, informal, stand-alone program. Join the multilogue!
To receive Just Views meeting notices via e-mail, join our new DuPage Peace Through Justice Group on www.meetup.com and find Dupage Peace Through Justice Coalition on Facebook. You can also find meeting notices on our website at http://www.dupagepeacethroughjustice.org/. Please mark your calendars ahead for the second Friday of every month, share these notices, and bring friends! Just Views Director is sociologist Stephanie Hughes 630/[masked]; Associate Director is Carol Tritschler 630/961-0106.