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The Can Kicks Back
12014-06-13T14:32:25-07:00Liana Gamber-Thompson4d10e39d773c91f7aa7133dc1fd8bdeb8a267e426104The Can Kicks Back is a non-partisan, Millennial-driven campaign to solve America's fiscal crisis. Sign up at www.TheCanKicksBack.org.plain2016-09-19T00:36:56-07:00YouTube2012-08-26T22:02:15.000ZvideoGKSxgzD2URsNewsTheCanKicksBackSamantha Closef42637f3cf8f8e584095341d3b0809f178e3d449
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The Can Kicks Back (TCKB) describes itself as a "Millennial movement to defeat the national debt and reclaim the American Dream." Its mission is “to educate, organize and mobilize young Americans in order to promote a sustainable, generationally balanced federal budget”.
The group's name is a play on the idea that politicians all too often "kick the can down the road" when it comes to making tough budget decisions in Washington, delaying action on policy implementation that influences the drivers of the U.S. nation debt of $17 trillion.
A non-partisan campaign, TCKB focuses on "generational equality" in their efforts to call attention to what they see as irresponsible spending, fiscal unsustainability, and an undue burden on young people, who will be strapped with prior generations' debt as they move into adulthood.
TCKB has launched educational social media and traditional lobbying campaigns to raise awareness about these issues, including the "viral" video, "Simpson Style," Senator Alan Simpson's take on Psy's "Gangnam Style," and the #FixDontKick twitter campaign.
Learn more about The Can Kicks Back, their partners, and their campaigns at the TCKB website, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.