Monday, May 18, 2009

California Propositions; Tax Me?

As Californian voters set to vote on whether or not to extend taxes on sales, car regsitration, etc., plus other budget stop-gap measures, we bring you pros and cons of the state propositions Californians will vote on Tuesday. (See:

Subversity aired Monday 18 May 2009 at 9 a.m.

We also aired a program, "Tax Me, I'm Yours" from Making Contact, the National Radio Project, courtesy of NRP.

First produced for tax time, the Making Contact program, talks to folks who say we need to reframe the tax structure to support and sustain "the commons"... those public spaces and common grounds we all share. From upper income New Yorkers to public school teachers in Nevada, many are saying, 'tax me, I'm yours.'


Jo Comerford, National Priorities Project (NPP) executive director; Mike Lapham, Responsible Wealth project director (Project of United for a Fair Economy); Allen Bromberger, Manhattan law firm attorney; Bob Fulkerson, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN) executive director; Anne Peer, Grady Tarbutton and others who testified at a Reno Town Hall Budget meeting; Kim Klein, Building Movement Project member.

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