For Tax Day, Fight to Repeal Trump’s Giveaway to the Wealthy

For Tax Day, Fight to Repeal Trump’s Giveaway to the Wealthy

For Tax Day, Fight to Repeal Trump’s Giveaway to the Wealthy

You can also demand Congress vote on Trump’s illegal air strikes on Syria and find out how to support undocumented students.


This week’s Take Action Now focuses on tax day protests, Trump’s air strikes on Syria, and supporting undocumented students.

Take Action Now gives you three meaningful actions you can take each week, whatever your schedule. Sign up here to get actions like these in your inbox every Tuesday.


A year after people across the country marked tax day by demanding that Trump release his returns, organizers are calling on all of us to spread the word about the Trump tax giveaway of trillions of dollars to the wealthy. Check out #TaxDayProtest and #TrumpTax on social media and help get the message out.


This weekend, the Trump administration ordered air strikes on Syria, an unconstitutional escalation of force. Only Congress—not the president—has the authority to declare war. Call your representatives at 202-224-3121 and demand that Congress immediately assert its authority to debate and vote on Trump’s illegal attack. You can find more information from Win Without War here and from Phyllis Bennis in The Nation here.


From a lack of financial aid to the risk of deportation, undocumented students face overwhelming barriers to achieving their academic potential. For National Immigrant Resilience Day on April 26, United We Dream is asking people to commit to making educational institutions more welcoming for immigrant youth. Sign up and you’ll receive a toolkit that includes directions for actions such as holding a teach-in, creating safe spaces, helping students access key resources, supporting organizing by undocumented students, and more.

Dear reader,

I hope you enjoyed the article you just read. It’s just one of the many deeply-reported and boundary-pushing stories we publish everyday at The Nation. In a time of continued erosion of our fundamental rights and urgent global struggles for peace, independent journalism is now more vital than ever.

As a Nation reader, you are likely an engaged progressive who is passionate about bold ideas. I know I can count on you to help sustain our mission-driven journalism.

This month, we’re kicking off an ambitious Summer Fundraising Campaign with the goal of raising $15,000. With your support, we can continue to produce the hard-hitting journalism you rely on to cut through the noise of conservative, corporate media. Please, donate today.

A better world is out there—and we need your support to reach it.


Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editorial Director and Publisher, The Nation

Ad Policy