It’s time for another international tax resistance round-up:
The French government arrested eleven Breton activists and charged them with conspiracy to attack highway tax portals. Four remain in custody, and the trial has been delayed until . Supporters of the bonnets rouges have been rallying outside the courtroom.
The newly-declared Venetian Republic issued its first decree — that Venetians are exempt from taxation until the Republic is able to set up a tax agency independent from Italy.
The government has responded with raids and arrests there as well.
Resistance to new water charges continues in Ireland. Protesters in Cork blocked workers who had come to install water meters at a housing project there. This has reinvigorated protests elsewhere in Ireland.
The Spanish war tax resistance season has kicked into high gear under the slogan “disarm your taxes — not with our money.” The periodical Diagonal added an eye-catching infographic about how to go about resisting: