Call to Action: #TaxBlackout2024

| IRS, Redirection, Things You Can Do

[Editor’s Note: In early November, activists Nick Lancellotti & June Johnson reached out to NWTRCC to find out more about war tax resistance and have since launched a tax strike campaign for this coming tax season. This post shares what they are working on.] Now, more than ever, it is clear our government has no… Continue reading


A growing chorus

Divest from the Pentagon, Invest in People - Redirect your taxes from war to peace! National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee - nwtrcc.org - (800) 269-7464

NWTRCC will be hosting another introduction to war tax resistance (WTR 101) on Thursday December 7th at 2pm Eastern time and 11am Pacific time on Zoom. You can find out how to register in the section under WTR 101 as well as previous sessions. Other videos can be found on NWTRCC’s YouTube channel, especially the… Continue reading


It All Began with a Telephone

| History, IRS, Personal motivations
Telephone tax resistance

Fifty-three years ago, as a cash-strapped University of Texas graduate student, I relied on my office phone at the astronomy department to save money. Consequently, I didn’t also need a telephone at home. But I got one anyway. It was my gateway to resisting taxes for war. The year before, I had refused induction into… Continue reading


IRS Should Embrace Race Data

| IRS, Racism

Earlier this year, Professor Leslie Book of the Villanova University Law School stated, “The IRS has yet to fully acknowledge its role as one of the most important federal agencies in terms of delivering benefits.” According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), from April 2020 through the end of 2021, the IRS distributed $837.5 billion… Continue reading


The Other September 11th

| featured, History, International, Militarism

As September 11 approaches, New York City slides into mourning for the 2,977 lives lost in the city, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC in 2001, plus the lives of first responders who have since died from 9/11-related illnesses. It was a terrible, unforgettable day — for those who lost family and friends and all of us… Continue reading