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TAX DAY EVENTS

Are you getting ready to pay your taxes this year, and just throwing up at the thought of all the death and destruction you're being forced to pay for? Are you getting mad enough to think about NOT paying your taxes this time around? Are you already not paying your taxes, and wanting some support? You're not
alone!
The following is a list of progressive community
events being planned around Tax Day 2002

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HELEN CALDICOTT SPEAKS
SUNDAY APRIL 14
11 AM - 1 PM
HILTON HOTEL
(921 SW 6TH)

This is not officially a tax day event, but is a rare
opportunity to hear one of the world's foremost
scientists and critics of nuclear madness. Talk about
bad stuff our taxes are paying for!

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WAR TAX RESISTANCE WORKSHOP
SUNDAY APRIL 14
2:00 - 4:00 PM
MULTNOMAH CTY CENTRAL LIBRARY
(801 SW 10TH)
"US BANK ROOM"

Come find out about the strategies and risks of
various levels of war tax resistance, with members of
Porland's war tax resistance community.

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FLIERS FOR FILERS AND PENNY POLL
MONDAY APRIL 15
4:00 PM
MAIN POST OFFICE
(SW BROADWAY & HOYT)

Join War Resisters League in leafleting last-minute
tax filers in front of the main post office, to help
them think about our complicity in war. There will
also be a penny poll, inviting passers-by to vote for
how they would choose to spend tax monies, by
symbolically dropping pennies into jars labeled to
correspond with different government services. (This
is done every year, in cities all over the country,
and every year the people state loud and clear that
they do NOT want a huge war budget.)

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TAX DAY RALLY AND MARCH AGAINST PLAN COLOMBIA
MONDAY, APRIL 15
5:00 PM RALLY AT PIONEER SQUARE
6:00 PM MARCH TO MAIN POST OFFICE (SW BROADWAY & HOYT)

Join Peace in Colombia Action Group for a rally
against Plan Colombia and a march to the main post
office, where we'll either be joining or replacing the
contingent from the War Resisters League, depending on
how long their action lasts.