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Celebrate #TaxpayerPride Day on April 15th

Whether you're getting a tax refund or paying a tax bill this year, everyone who participates in our tax system should be aware of the good that tax dollars do. By pooling our resources through taxes, We the People can create a more perfect union. Check out our collection of photos with their captions on our Flickr page, or just flip through the images below.

Join NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus in Cleveland for a Teach-in on Taxes and a Trip to the Movies

NETWORK is hosting a tax fairness teach-in for Cleveland people of faith at River's Edge on Friday, October 4 from 8:00-9:30am as well as a sneak preview film screening of Robert Reich's Inequality for All. Read more

We the Taxpayers: An Interfaith Conversation on How We Share Our Nation's Wealth

Catholic Sisters have joined with interfaith leaders to say: “it is time to frame the budget debate in terms of moral choices that are understandable to the American people.” Weaving together our commitment to justice with the tools of interactive, multimedia education, NETWORK's new tax curriculum We the Taxpayers will empower you to transform your community's conversations about how we can shape public budgets to reflect our values. 

Legislative Update

Update on current issues in Congress Read more

Election 2012: Presidential Candidate Chart

We urge our fellow citizens to see beyond party politics, to analyze campaign rhetoric critically, and to choose their political leaders according to principle, not simply party affiliation or mere self-interest. - Faithful Citizenship, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Read more

Talking to the Rich About Wealth Disparity

Dec 02, 2011 | By Matthew Shuster

We all understand intuitively why people with the least amount of wealth should be upset by huge and growing disparity in the United States, but what about that 1%? Or the 0.1%?

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Our New Campaign: Be a SUPER CITIZEN!

Tell the SUPER COMMITTEE -- no cuts to programs that ensure essential services! AND we need policies that will close the huge and growing wealth gap in our country! Learn more AND  PRINT OUT AND DISTRIBUTE THIS CALL TO ACTION! Read more

As Super Citizens, We’ll Be Watching Federal Budget Decisions

We cannot afford more devastating cuts to vital services. We know this, but we need to make sure our voices are heard loud and clear by the Super Committee. Read more

Wash. Post Shows How Tax Policy Worsens Wealth Gap

Sep 12, 2011 | By Stephanie Niedringhaus

As pointed out by today's  (Sept. 12) front page article, "For the very richest Americans, low tax rates on capital gains are better than any Christmas gift." Our nation cannot afford daily Christmas gifts for the super-wealthy!

Here is the article, which should spur us all to demand change.

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Fact Sheet: Catholic Social Teaching and the Wealth Gap

Aug 03, 2011 | By Mary Georgevich

In the body of documents that make up Catholic Social Teaching, Catholic leaders have discussed many of the themes and issues we have been exploring in the Mind the Gap! campaign.

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