Given that this page

https://www.earthdaylive2020.org/vote/

clearly aims at influencing the election of political candidates to
public office and "build political pressure", can we expect the Wikimedia
Foundation to file Form 1120-POL as mandated by the IRS?

https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/political-activities-of-exempt-organizations

Thanks,

Frank

Am Fr., 24. Apr. 2020 um 14:14 Uhr schrieb Samuel Klein <meta...@gmail.com>:

> Everyone supports Earth Day.
> Earth Day Live was confusingly different... in a strange time.
>
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 10:42 PM Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l <
> wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
> > Adding onto this, it appears the WMF is proudly and publicly displayed on
> > the participants, which may as well be endorsements, page for Earth Day
> > Live: https://www.earthdaylive2020.org/get-involved/
> >
> > I'm simply astounded by this. Never would I have expected the WMF to take
> > such a strong political position on the American left.
>
>
> Ah yes, alongside such noted pillars of the American left as...  <checks>
> KDE, Vivaldi, Tumblr, Imgur, and Mapbox*.*
>
> Benjamin Lees writes:
> > I think we should avoid keeping "campaign" banners (even those which
> aren't expected to be controversial)
> > hidden away until the last minute.
>
> Good point.
>
> SJ
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