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Do you wish you could dictate how your federal tax dollars were being spent? If so, what would you want funded with your hard-earned money?

Around the country, people are using Tax Day as a way to protest military spending. Hear Lida Shao explain why she has become a war tax resister on Democracy Now! today.

Do you support colleges and universities divesting from the oil, coal and natural gas industries? We speak to a professor who is challenging Harvard University to break its ties from the fossil fuel industry. 

"In the case of climate change and its relation to energy, this is the most serious problem facing this and subsequent generations," says Harvard professor James Anderson on Democracy Now! today. “I believe it’s crucially important for universities to step forward and exhibit leadership.”

Video: Acclaimed Indian writer Arundhati Roy joins Democracy Now! today to discuss the Indian election and her latest book, “Capitalism: A Ghost Story.” 

Join the discussion: We’ll be posting a selection quotes from her interview on the Democracy Now! Facebook page throughout the day, asking for your thoughts and reaction. We hope you will join the discussion! If you organize around the issues she raises in the interview, please feel free to post additional information here.   High-res

Video: Acclaimed Indian writer Arundhati Roy joins Democracy Now! today to discuss the Indian election and her latest book, “Capitalism: A Ghost Story.” 

Join the discussion: We’ll be posting a selection quotes from her interview on the Democracy Now! Facebook page throughout the day, asking for your thoughts and reaction. We hope you will join the discussion! If you organize around the issues she raises in the interview, please feel free to post additional information here.