Some links from here and there:
- War tax resisters David & Jan Hartsough share their letter to the IRS this year.
- Kay Bell, at Don’t Mess with Taxes, reports on how the IRS’s fleet of private debt collection companies tangled with the wrong guy. The victim, who did not actually owe the IRS anything (his debts had been discharged in bankruptcy), sued the debt collectors for illegal harassment and won.
- Neighbors of a homeless encampment in a park in Vancouver are threatening to withhold their taxes to pressure the government to do something about it. The Vancouver Sun painted this as a NIMBY-hostility-to-the-homeless issue, but one of the neighbors took to Twitter to explain that they’re trying to pressure the government not to act against the homeless encampment, but in assistance of those who live there.
- There’s a new NWTRCC newsletter out.
- The human war on traffic ticket issuing radar robots continues, with the robots taking casualties in Saudi Arabia, France, and Italy; Italy and France; and the United States, France, Italy, Luxembourg, and Germany in recent weeks.