US campaigners launch Robin Hood tax plan to outlaw Wall Street excess

Mark Ruffalo among stars calling for tax of less than 1% on Wall Street transactions because the 'government is robbing our people'. Adam Gabbatt, Guardian, June 19, 2012 Actor Mark Ruffalo and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello have launched a new US campaign for a "Robin Hood tax", a small levy on Wall Street transactions that organisers say could generate hundred of billions of dollars a year. The campaign, backed by National Nurses United, the largest nursing union in the US, has already launched in 14 countries, including the UK, France and Germany. ... US

Robin Hood Movie

Introducing the Robin Hood Tax
National Nurses United, June 18, 2012

Chris Martin (Coldplay), Mark Ruffalo (Avengers, The Kids Are Alright), Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) and economist Jeffrey Sachs star alongside ordinary Americans in calling for a Robin Hood Tax. ... Introducing

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Robin Hood Tax National Launch
National Nurses United, June 19, 2012

Check out some photos from actions across the country.