International marches are being planned Germany, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
“This is not just about his tax returns. President Trump needs to be straight with the American people. To whom does he owe favors? Who are his policies really intended to benefit? Who will he put first? Working families are struggling to make ends meet, but we pay our fair share in taxes – does Donald Trump pay any at all?” reads a message on TaxMarch.org. “We, the American people, are standing together with a common belief in the value of transparency in government, fairness in taxation, and the value of our Constitution. We will march together against any forces — corporate or political — that oppose it.”
“Having started his presidency with record-low approval ratings, Trump has continued to alienate the public,” Claire Cepuran, a public policy student and co-founder of Progressives at the University of Michigan, said in a news release. “His administration’s toxic mixture of devastating cuts to crucial services, harshened immigration policy, and increased military aggression is motivating people.”
Deatrick is the lead organizer and co-founder of Michigan to Believe In. They protested Trump’s visit to Ypsilanti Township. They are HUGE Bernie Sanders supporters.
“What’s more, the crucial services provided by local government — including public health, mental health and education — are terribly underfunded as a result,” she said. “I’m marching with tens of thousands of other Americans around the country this Saturday because I believe we need a tax system that works for all of us, not just the millionaires and billionaires.”