Americans Fasting in Protest of Budget Cuts

April 12, 2011

A movement has begun across America in silent protest against the proposed Budget Cuts. According to HungerFast.org over 30,000 people have joined the non-violent collective voice to bring attention to what these budget cuts really mean: last week’s budget agreement—now public—contains cuts to critical programs but does little to make corporations and the rich pay their fair share. More than half of the $38 billion in cuts target education, labor, and health programs.

Republicans are pushing a new round of proposals to abolish Medicare and make far deeper cuts to education, nutrition, health care, and other essential programs—while giving even bigger tax breaks to millionaires and corporations.

The following is a quick video demonstrating the nationwide collaboration of disdain for such budget cuts:

 

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