Some bits and pieces from here and there:
- Ruth Benn of NWTRCC casts a critical eye on Obamacare, and explains some of its complications for war tax resisters.
- Three major corporations have announced that they are pulling their investments from “private” prison companies in the United States under pressure from activists.
- Robert W. McGee continues his series of investigations into attitudes on the ethics of tax evasion, this time surveying philosophy professors about which circumstances, if any, they think may justify tax evasion. He’s also done a meta-study of some of his earlier work to try to determine if there are gender differences in evaluating the ethics of tax evasion.
- At Hit & Run, Jesse Walker takes note of the rise of the underground economy in Zimbabwe.
- Breton “bonnets rouges” are holding rallies outside the prison where some of their comrades are being held awaiting trial on charges of destroying highway tax portals.
- The fight against new water charges in Ireland is escalating, with protesters blockading contractors for Irish Water who had been sent to install meters in Cork.
- The folks behind the Spanish “comprehensive disobedience” project have launched a multi-lingual, international website: IntegraRevolucio to coordinate the work of people around the world who are working on similar lines. They also plan to launch a new media project — RADI.MS — soon.