Watch a Recording of the D.C. Press Conference on 4/4
a HR 1579 author Rep. Keith Ellison, a leader of the Congressional Black Caucus, will be joined at the press event by Rev. Rodney Sadler, a leader of the Moral Monday movement that has rocked North Carolina and other Southern cities, and Bill Lucy, president emeritus of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists who was with Dr. King in Memphis in April, 1968.
April 4 marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was slain in the midst of a campaign for economic justice that, in his last year, included an anti-poverty campaign and worker justice.
Robin Hood Tax Legislative Briefing on Oct. 30
European Parliament Vice President Anni Podimata, renown economist Jeffrey Sachs, Wally Turbeville, Lynn Stout, and U.S. Congress members Keith Ellison, Barbara Lee, Donna EdwardsJudy Chu, and John Conyers.
Presenters: Jennifer Flynn, Health GAP; George Goehl, National People’s Action; RoseAnn DeMoro, NNU
Keynote: Jim Hightower: The Lowdown on the Robin Hood Tax
Panel: Getting Out of Our Silos, Building the Robin Hood Tax Movement Bobby Tolbert, VOCAL NY, Amirah Sequeira, Student Global AIDS, Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth, Jean Ross, NNU.
Break-out session reports: summaries and visual diagrams - Amanda Devecka-Rinear (MC)
Robin Hood Tax Campaign: Why Now - Jeffrey Sachs, Earth Institute
Robin Hood Tax Campaign: Why Us - Larry Hanley, Amalgamated Transit Union
Past events and actions
S17 Rally and march in NYC on the eve of Occupy's second anniversary.
Watch a recording of the rally in D.C. on Saturday, April 20 to demand that Treasury Secretary Lew and President Obama Stand with the People NOT Wall Street.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) Announces the Reintroduction of The Inclusive Prosperity Act on 4.17. View photos from the press conference.