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14 Jul
2014
Support is growing from labor, community, clergy, and environmental activists, along with those attending the national Netroots Nation convention in Detroit this week for a march and rally Friday July 18 to call for an immediate moratorium on the water shutoffs.   National Nurses United, the lead sponsor of the event, and the dozens of groups and activists organizations supporting the action, call the shutoff a public health emergency and a major violation of human rights. NNU is the largest U.S. organization of nurses.  
9 Jul
2014
Nurses, Activists, Cite Public Health Emergency Demand Moratorium End to Water Shutoffs Registered nurses, Detroit residents, clergy, labor, environmental activists, and attendees from the Netroots Nation convention in Detroit will hold a march and rally Friday July 18 to call for an immediate moratorium on the water shutoffs in Detroit that they call a public health emergency and a major violation of human rights.
10 Jun
2014
Washington, D.C. – As the House Budget Committee called for greater attention today on persistent poverty in the U.S. and the need for action, a broad coalition of healthcare, community, faith based, and labor activists stepped up the call for a tax on Wall Street speculation for additional revenues to address the ongoing crisis in so many communities.
20 May
2014
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY GRADUATES CALL ON JANET YELLEN TO SUPPORT A ROBIN HOOD TAX ON WALL STREET FOR STUDENT DEBT RELIEF. New York, NY - Members of the Class of 2014 from New York University will call on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to support a Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street to end the outrageous levels of student debt that they will face. Yellen, who is receiving an honorary degree from NYU at this year’s ceremony, will be giving the commencement address to graduates and their guests.
23 Apr
2014
“Reckless trading can bring down the economy again. A tiny tax on stock trades will make us safer.” That’s the message from America’s nurses and supporters of a Robin Hood tax on Wall Street speculation who are running ads today calling on people to urge their legislators to sign on and support HR 1579, the Inclusive Prosperity Act, by Rep. Keith Ellison.
28 Mar
2014
Activists to Call on Congress to Honor Dr. King’s Fight for Economic Justice with Tax on Wall Street  
18 Feb
2014
Activists to Call on Congress to Honor Dr. King’s Fight for Economic Justice with Tax on Wall Street  
16 Jan
2014
Endorsing Robin Hood Tax Seen as Honoring Legacy of Dr. King's Call for Economic Justice  In honor of Martin Luther King Jr, supporters of the Inclusive Prosperity Act (H.R. 1579), also known as the Robin Hood Tax, will hold a rally outside U.S. Congressman Danny Davis's district office on Friday, January 17. Participants are urging Davis to help realize Dr. King's dream of economic justice by reaffirming his support for the Robin Hood Tax bill. 
11 Dec
2013
Tax Wall Street to Add Revenue, Not More Cuts   National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of registered nurses, today expressed dismay and alarm over the federal budget deal announced yesterday, saying it will perpetuate the harmful effects of austerity, especially with so many in Main Street communities continuing to feel the painful effects of the Great Recession caused by Wall Street speculation.  

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