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REGISTER NOW: Training of Trainers | Baltimore, June 2012

April 6, 2012 — steveschnapp
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Education is crucial to the success of the rejuvenated organizing and mobilizing that is taking place with the Occupy movement. Join UFE's next Training of Trainers Institute in Baltimore this June to help expand this work to build a powerful and more sustained movement for economic justice.

Take Action on Tax Day

April 5, 2012 — Shannon M.
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Our tax code is rigged to benefit the richest 1% among us. We need Tax Solutions for the 99%. 2012 is a pivotal year; not only do all of the Bush tax cuts expire at the end of this year, but the outcome of the November elections could very well determine the future of our tax system. Here are five ways you can be a taxivist this April.

FREE WEBINAR: Reclaiming the Pro-Business Narrative

March 1, 2012 — Shannon M.
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How can tax fairness advocates and businesses effectively bond together to reclaim the myth that progressive taxation is anti-business? This free Tax Fairness Tune-Up webinar will provide insights and practical tips for grassroots organizers and business leaders alike. Register today!

BOOK TOUR: Sign Up for a Book Event Near You

February 29, 2012 — Shannon M.
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The Self-Made Myth co-authors, Brian Miller and Mike Lapham, will be on tour in 2012 discussing the book as it relates to the national dialogue and the public policy decisions before us. Some of the remarkable individuals profiled in The Self-Made Myth will join Mike and Brian in select cities.

Donald Trump: The Bailout Billionaire

February 13, 2012 — Shannon M.
Self-Made Myth: Donald Trump

WEBINAR: New Media for Old-School Organizers

September 1, 2011 — Shannon M.
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Community organizing is about meeting people where they’re at. Well, these days, people are online, and dozens of digital tools have been developed that can enhance political organizing. This free webinar will discuss how can tax fairness advocates can strategically make the most of new media tools.

New Report: Flip It to Fix It

May 25, 2011 — Shannon M.
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States are facing their largest decline in revenue on record. The response from elected officials has been downright harmful, shortsighted, and economically unsound. Cutting to get out of a deficit is like digging to get out of a ditch. It puts everything we value at risk. And as we state in our new report—Flip It to Fix It: it doesn’t have to be this way.

WEBINAR: Taxes and Economic Development 101 on May 24th

May 17, 2011 — Shannon M.
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State and local governments are dishing out job subsidies in hopes of rejuvinating the local economy with little transparency or accountability. This free webinar on Tuesday, May 24th at 2:00pm EST will help tax fairness advocates understand how to push for accountability safeguards that won't kill business.

Fighting Bad Budgets with Horse and Buggy

May 10, 2011 — Shannon M.
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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.

Barstool Movement Building

May 6, 2011 — steveschnapp
happy hour for economic justice

Beer socials are a great way to build community with your neighbors. But who knew they could be such an effective forum for economic justice movement building?

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