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Green Party urges passage of Wall Street transaction tax

[I’m quoted in this GPUS press release]

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[Green Team 2013 candidate for NYC Comptroller, Julia Willebrand, is quoted in this GPUS press release]


For Immediate Release:
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614,
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805,

Green Party urges passage of Wall Street transaction tax

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on economic justice, taxation, and budget policy:

• Green Shadow Cabinet:

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party of the United States is calling for passage of legislation to impose a “Wall Street transaction tax,” which will stabilize the stock market, discourage reckless ‘casino’ trading, and generate revenue.

Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-Minn.) has introduced such a bill, titled the “Inclusive Prosperity Act” (

As Ralph Nader noted in his endorsement of the bill, “A small financial transaction tax of 0.5 percent or less – depending upon the…

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