Post Tax Day eco-activism
Channel your post Tax Day blues into positive environmentally-friendly political action.
Fri, Apr 16 2010 at 2:12 PM
Photo by futureatlas.com/Flickr
I know many people get to look forward to tax refunds this year, but as a freelance writer, I usually owe taxes in April. That means on Tax Day yesterday, my bank account suffered a big decrease —
Luckily, I have a constrictive way to channel my Tax Day blues: Supporting Sierra Club’s efforts to phase out subsidies and tax breaks to big oil
. Pointing out that Exxon Mobil made $19 billion in profit last year — but still benefits from subsidies funded by taxpayers — Sierra Club’s campaigning to make oil companies pay their fair share of taxes.
Watch the video — then send a letter to Congress
asking your elected officials to phase out subsidies and tax breaks to Big Oil.
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