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Fight Back Against Corbett’s Latest Attack

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Tell Comcast to Pay It’s Fair Share!

This video from Media Mobilizing Project features scenes from the June PCAPS Harrisburg Sit-In demanding full funding for Pennsylvania’s schools:

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PCAPS Statement on Budget Impasse

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Day 5 of Harrisburg Budget Sit-In

We began the day with an action at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce targetting the firm alliance between Governor Corbett and big business which has starved schools and enriched corporations. We were joined by Media Mobilizing Project and Common Cause. … Continue reading

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Outside the Senate Chambers on Day 4 of the Sit-In

As the senate appeared poised to pass a Doomsday budget, we chanted and sang at the portals until police moved us out. We then marched around and then sat down in the Rotunda where we remained until the Senate adjourned.

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Lights Out at State Capitol: PCAPS Still There

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Harrisburg Sit In: Day 2

           

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Local Control Ballot Question Hearing on Wednesday

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Students Walk for School Funding

Several hundred students walked out of school today to demand an end to the budget cuts and school funding.    Students from Kensington CAPA, Mastbaum, Frankford, Masterman and several other schools rallied at District Headquarters and marched first to City … Continue reading

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PCAPS in the News!

“Six arrested, hundreds protest Corbett, Christie during Phila. stop,” Inquirer, 6/10/14 http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20140610_Hundreds_protest_Corbett__Christie_in_Phila__stop.html “600 activists slam Corbett over school funding,” Daily News, 6/10/14 http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140610_600_activists_slam_Corbett_over_school_funding.html#i3KCiiqGejgIx7Qv.99 “Corbett hides in the Comcast castle,” Attytood blog at Philly.com, 6/9/14 http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/How-far-will-politicians-go-to-deny-health-care-to-their-constituents.html “Corbett can’t visit state’s largest … Continue reading

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