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Rev. Billy: Brooklyn’s Third-Party Candidate for NYC Mayor

Anti-Consumerism Is Windsor Resident’s Theme

While most readers are preparing to vote for either incumbent Michael Bloomberg or Comptroller Bill Thompson for mayor, another Billy – performance artist The Reverend Billy – is running for mayor on the Green Party ticket.

The Rev. Billy, whose real name is Bill Talen, grew up in the Midwest but has lived in Brooklyn for quite a few years. He has lived for six years in quiet Windsor Terrace and lived in Fort Greene beforehand. He has often gotten involved in Brooklyn issues such as the Atlantic Yards project and the Coney Island development plan – both of which he opposes.

The Rev. Billy’s main theme is anti-consumerism – his organization is known as the “Church of Stop Shopping.” He opposes the “mono-culture” of shopping malls, gentrification and large-scale development in favor of mom-and-pop shops and neighborhood-based cooperation.

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