We’re wrapping up our vacation in Mexico today, so I’ll soon be able to contribute more to The Picket Line, which has been getting a little dry lately with all of these yellowing-pages and microfiche posts I’d been saving up.

Have you seen the NWTRCC website lately? We’ve been working on a redesign for several months now and it just recently rolled out. Ought to make the site easier to use, kinder to the eye, and easier to keep up-to-date.

Also, Clare Hanrahan, a member of NWTRCC’s administrative committee, has a fine op-ed in Couterpunch on the ongoing U.S. torture policy and our responsibility to confront it.

The Vote

From the issue of The Vote:

Some silver belonging to Dr. [Winifred S.] Patch, who is “sold up” every year owing to the fact that she refuses to pay taxes, was auctioned at Hard’s Auction Rooms, Junction Road, Highbury, on . A protest meeting was held outside, when Mrs. Manson, Miss [Sarah?] Benett, and Miss Lightman spoke on the injustice of the Government denying women citizen rights while insisting that they shall pay for upkeep of the State. A tax resistance meeting will be held at 3 o’clock, when Mrs. [Charlotte] Despard will speak.

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