Posted on April 28, 2013 by wilderside
Green Party urges passage of Wall Street transaction tax Occupy Wall Street leveled a challenge to the 1%: We won’t pay for your crisis. Until we get a Wall Street transaction tax, they’re not even helping to alleviate the mess they made. The Green Party of the United States is calling for passage of legislation [...]
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Posted on May 24, 2012 by wilderside
there is increased pressure by the banks to make the reverse mortgage market work like the disastrous pre-collapse sub-prime market.
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Posted on April 8, 2012 by wilderside
Attempts to spin the economic news to favor the Obama administration should not be allowed to mask the reality of the ongoing economic crisis experienced by working people.
Filed under: 3rd party, Corporations, economy, Election 2012, grassroots democracy, Green Party, News, Occupy Wall Street, progressive politics, sustainable, third party, US Politics | Tagged: 2012 Federal Jobs Report, economy, equity, Federal Jobs Report, Green New Deal, Jill Stein, jobs, minimum wage, occupy, ows, pension, unemployment, wages, wall street, Working class | 2 Comments »
Posted on January 9, 2012 by wilderside
Governor Cuomo’s agenda for 2012 is designed to maintain the power and wealth of the 1%, promoting austerity rather than prosperity for the vast majority of New Yorkers. “We need a Green New Deal, financed through progressive taxes. We need a WPA style public jobs program to replace the 500,000 jobs the state has lost [...]
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Posted on December 12, 2011 by wilderside
Green Party leaders called for strong national condemnation of the brutal actions of police forces in their treatment of Occupy Movement protesters in several cities. “We encourage political leaders, beginning with President Obama, to express revulsion and anger at the violent and destructive behavior of police in their handling of nonviolent protesters, and to take [...]
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