Shannon M.

Fighting Bad Budgets with Horse and Buggy

May 10, 2011 — Shannon M.
NC back in tyme budget players

The daunting budget deficits facing states across the U.S. are no joke. But members of the Tax Fairness Organizing Collaborative are responding with innovative advocacy, using creativity in the face of potentially devastating slash-and-burn proposals.

Comparing Growth of U.S. Family Incomes

April 28, 2011 — Shannon M.
comparing growth of u.s. family incomes

Take a Stand for Tax Fairness!

April 14, 2011 — Shannon M.
tax day

Tax Day is this Monday, April 18th. After you proudly and patriotically file your paperwork, boldly take a stand for tax fairness! Amid the slew of recent and proposed budget cuts to programs that matter deeply to working and middle class families, it is critical that we advocate for a fair and equitable tax system that benefits everyone, not just the wealthy and powerful.

Take the Tax Fairness Pledge!

April 14, 2011 — Shannon M.

It's Time to Tax Wealth Like Work

April 11, 2011 — Shannon M.
tax fairness pledge icon

When it comes to taxes, not all income is created—or taxed—equal. Despite the time-honored value of rewarding hard work, our tax code gives preferential treatment to income derived from pre-existing wealth, rather than income earned from work.

VIDEO: What is a Loophole?

April 5, 2011 — Shannon M.
A Shot of Oly

What is a loophole? Can you hold one? And if you remove them from state budgets, what could we we actually pay for? Here's a radically moderate perspective on loopholes via video, courtesy of the Washington Bus.

Calling All Videos

March 26, 2011 — Shannon M.

Help Build the Momentum This Weekend!

February 24, 2011 — Shannon M.
Trickle Down, Schmickle Down Rally Sign

Over the past two weeks, we’ve been inspired by the mass mobilization of passionate people in Wisconsin and Egypt. This weekend, the momentum is mounting and progressive rallies are popping up all over the U.S. Here's everything you need to know to get in on the action.

Guide to Political Protests

February 24, 2011 — Shannon M.
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State Groups Tackle Tax Fairness

February 9, 2011 — Shannon M.
plan tax fairness rally

From Maine to Washington, the tax fairness movement is firmly in place. And as more and more people felt the effects of severe budget cuts and imbalanced tax policies, the work of these grassroots organizations is more important than ever.

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