Some bits and pieces from here and there:
- Erica Weiland shares some Practical Reminders for War Tax Resistance at the End of the Tax Year at the War Tax Talk blog.
- Although the French government gave up on its plans to impose a new highway shipping tax some time ago, in the face of sustained protests and the destruction of tax portals by the bonnets rouges movement, only now has the quasi-private government contractor Ecomouv laid off the workers who were to have administered the tax. Predictably, I suppose, the economically-challenged French left is up in arms about this and is accusing the bonnets rouges of contributing to French unemployment!
- We’re coming up on of “The Christmas Truce” — an informal truce and mutual hobnobbing organized by those in the trenches on both sides during World War Ⅰ. Adam Hochschild wonders why we mostly neglect to commemmorate peacemakers.