Tax strikes are, to some, the holy grail of activism. When a corporation infringes on your rights, you call a boycott, and starve the company until it acquiesces. When a government does the same, the bravest of its citizens organize tax strikes and refuse to pay. Unlike boycotting a corporation, however, boycotting a government can get you thrown in a cage rather quickly.

Tom Woods interviewed Jim Tobin, founder of Taxpayers United of America on how he was able to successfully organize over 400 tax strikes, and how you can do the same.

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