Tax Day and Post-Tax Day Media Roundup

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Across the country on April 15, 2014, war tax resisters and military spending opponents took to the streets and held events to bring attention to the federal budget and to the damage wrought by war. Read Tax Day event reports from NWTRCC affiliates here. The Brandywine Peace Community held a “War Tax Resistance Then and… Continue reading


Pre-Tax Day Media Roundup

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As happens every year in the run up to Tax Day, war tax resistance starts getting more news coverage. Here’s a roundup of recent news and blog posts on the subject: Peg Morton and Susan Cundiff, Using the Tax Return to Protest War (interview on the Jefferson Exchange public radio show) The image isn’t about… Continue reading


7 Weeks Until #TaxDay !

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Tax Day, April 15, is in just seven short weeks. Every year, NWTRCC network affiliates take action to bring attention to the United States’ military budget and to the tactic of war tax resistance (here’s last year’s Tax Day report). Common actions include distributing the War Resisters League’s federal budget pie chart, conducting penny polls,… Continue reading


Raising Taxes to Pay for War?

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Over at liberal blogging haven Daily Kos, Jon Parr has suggested the old chestnut that if all those Congresspeople want war (this time, with Iran), maybe they should propose a tax increase to pay for it. Maybe then, the argument goes, both Congresspeople and Americans can see the great cost of war. As we saw… Continue reading


Resisting the Costs of War in Syria

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As of this writing, President Obama has agreed to delay a vote on Syrian military intervention while the proposed diplomatic solutions are worked through. Nevertheless, war is still on the table and we want it taken off, permanently. US officials are claiming that a war will be limited in time, scope, and expense. An appropriations… Continue reading