Got one. Go to and negotiate the rate and the prebate higher until consumerism dies and people have enough money (UBI) to buy garden supplies and tools. Once you establish the real cost of consumption at the decision/voting point (checkouts), much of the difficulties go away along with the corruption of income tax lobbyists. Imagine that you can pay your neighbor for helping you without any paperwork or accounting. Imagine starting a business without the IRS.

Everything about the income tax favors people who are rich enough to have accountants.

How are you going to work for the environment or justice as long as such a privileged system casts fear in everyone?

Sales taxes are the opposite of consumerism. That’s less regressive than a dead planet. Everyone is complaining about capitalism when they should be fighting the consumerism that the capitalists are riding on.

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