Ruben Bolling, in his Tom the Dancing Bug comic strip, lampoons the “Carbon Offsets” indulgence-buying scam and, in the process, makes a sly aside about the offsets taxpayers are buying:
Carbon Offsets? Have You Tried War Offsets?
Philip Fairbanks, at the CUNY Graduate Center Advocate brings us an examination of war tax resistance that’s much more in-depth than what you usually see in the papers, though somewhat more sloppily-edited.
It covers the usual bases, but goes much further into the history of war tax resistance, its connection with the Nuremberg Principles, the recent convictions and imprisonments of the Restored Israel of Yahweh resisters, penalty funds, the organized and disorganized war tax resistance movement, boycotts of war profiteers, the “Peace Tax Fund” boondoggle, and my own DON Method.
If only more reporters dug this deep…
Thanks to the 11th Radical Progressive Carnival for plugging The Picket Line.