November 12, 2012 Anybody want a carrot? In Spain, carrots are being sold in place of theater tickets as a way to avoid a 21 percent tax on the tickets. Many Spaniards say the "Carrot Rebellion" is a creative response to the country's unpopular austerity measures, but some simply call it tax evasion.
August 6, 2010 In a story on state and local cutbacks, the NY Times reports that Hawaii furloughed its kids. The piece provides meaningful examples of how services citizens take for granted are falling to the ax.