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Tax Day 2017 Mobilization

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tax Rally April 15th

A Call to all Patriots to stand up for our country in dangerous times

Saturday, April 15 @ 1:00 pm

Cambridge Common

Confirmed Speakers

Barbara Madeloni, President, Massachusetts Teachers Association

Cassandra Bensahih, EPOCA/ Jobs Not Jails

Spencer O’Dowd, New England Independence Campaign

Molly Hannon, Massachusetts Alliance of HUD Tenants

Dan Fishman, political director, Libertarian Party of Mass.

Emily Kirkland, 350 Massachusetts

Rev. Vernon K. Walker, Boston Rescue Mission

Josh Hoxie, Institute of Policy Studies

State Rep. Mike Connolly

James Shearer, Spare Change News

Robert Folan-Johnson, ACT-UP

Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee

Performers

Vocal Opposition (protest chorus)

Loyal Opposition (patriotic Dixieland tunes)

Maurice Taylor (Soulfighter)

Second Line Brass Band

Tax Day & Patriots Day Weekend

If ever patriots were needed to address threats to the country, that time is now.

Trump’s lies, corruption and his new budget proposal pose a clear and present danger to the nation

  • We Demand that Donald Trump release his tax returns! Expose Trump’s conflicts of interests and business connections. As a billionaire, he will directly benefit from his proposed tax breaks.
  • We Demand that big corporations and people with very high incomes pay their fair share of taxes. Oppose the hundreds of billions of dollars in even more “big, big” tax giveaways promised by the president.
  • Oppose Trump’s March 16 “Death Budget”
    • Stand up for our families: the president’s budget poses a mortal threat to affordable housing, job training, senior programs, education, public transportation, job safety, rural development programs and services of all kinds, and emergency food, housing and heating support.
    • Oppose the all-out attack on our climate, environment, and health that lie at the center of Trump’s budget proposal.
    • Redirect Pentagon spending to meet our human needs. Instead of increasing military spending by $54 billion a year—fueling wars, lining the pockets of the military-industrial-congressional complex, and building “The Wall”, fund critical domestic programs and our states and towns
    • Support the People’s Budget as a positive alternative

Sign Up to Attend!  Join us for a great gathering of patriots on Cambridge Common on April 15, the site where George Washington first took command of the army of the Continental Congress to fight for our independence from empire and tyranny.

Planning Meetings: Thursdays: March 30, 1pm and April 6, noon, at encuentro 5, 9A Hamilton Place, Boston; April 13, 1pm, First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St.

Note: The Tax Day Rally was previously announced as taking place on Boston Common and at Moakley Park.  These have been changed!  The correct location is Cambridge Common.  We apologize for the confusion.

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Donate!  We need your help so we can make Tax Day Rally as big as possible!

Sponsors: Budget for All Campaign info@budget4allmass.org • Massachusetts Alliance of HUD Tenants michaelkane@saveourhomes.org • Massachusetts Peace Action info@masspeaceaction.org  • American Friends Service Committee pshannon@afsc.org • New England Independence Campaign • 617-354-2169 • Sponsoring organizations donate $500 and join planning meetings; supporting organizations donate $50, publicize the event to their lists, and are listed in the announcements

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Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Cambridge Common
Garden Street and Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02138
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