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Taking Power with Economic Demands
k Wall Street speculators – not the American people – are responsible for the ongoing economic depression. Make them pay! Our flagship demand is a 1% sales tax on stocks, bonds and derivatives to stop state and federal budget cuts.
vu Alexander Hamilton, the architect of America’s First National Bank, proved that a national debt, if not excessive, is a great advantage to a modern nation. A sustained economic recovery requires a source of credit which can be neither zombie banks nor the federal budget.
tears The fight against free trade is as old as trade itself. In recent decades, “protectionism” has become a forbidden word never to be uttered by politician or pundit. This stranglehold must be broken, and protections against cheap labor and cheap prices put back on the agenda.
kz “Necessitous men are not free men.” We demand new and improved programs to provide all Americans with access to proper housing, food, medical care, education and retirement security.