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October 29, the eve of the G20 Leaders Summit in France, a GLOBAL MARCH

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Westlake Plaza, outside See's Candies shop.

Seattle, WA (map)

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http://robinhoodtax.org/how-it-works/everything-you-need-...­ On October 29, on the eve of the G20 Leaders Summit in France, let's the people of the world rise up and demand that our G20 leaders immediately impose a 1% Robin Hood Tax #ROBINHOOD on all Wall Street financial transactions and currency trades. Let?s send them a clear message: We want you to slow down some of that $1.3-trillion easy money that?s sloshing around the global casino each day ? enough cash to fund every social program and environmental initiative in the world. This is an idea that has been around for a while and has some pretty mainstream backers http://www.salon.com/2011/10/18/adbusters_occupy_should_c...­ >>>>> video by Richard Curtis and Bill Nighy, about the Robin Hood Tax, a tiny tax on bank transactions that could raise hundreds of billions for public services and to tackle poverty and climate change at home and around the world. http://youtu.be/qYtNwmXKIvM >>>>> A sales tax on Wall Street of 0.5 percent could raise up to $175 billion in tax revenue a year, even if, by discouraging frequent trades, it cuts the total number of transactions in half. http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/22/a-sales-tax-...­ >>>>> Bill Gates backs Robin Hood tax on bank trades: Miocrosoft founder to tell G20 to back the tax which could raise $48bn a year for aid and development https://apps.facebook.com/theguardian/technology/2011/sep/...­ >>>>> Robin Hood Tax cartoon video: http://youtu.be/bBW4Mgs7154 >>>>> ROBIN HOOD TAX ON WIKI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Hood_tax­

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    Remember on this evening to not forget to light candles in your windows to show solidarity with the world. Show everyone we are united in purpose. Occupy Missoula, MT

    Posted by Pamela Kittelson October 28, 2011

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