ACT UP N.Y. Commemorates 25th Anniversary By Taking To Wall Street with OWS To End Financial Crimes Against People With Aids & The 99%
Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Eric Sawyer, founding member ACT UP, Housing Works, Health Gap and senior advisor of UNAIDs
ACT UP (The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) joined by Occupy Wall Street (OWS), the organization making history with its public encampments and protests against the global financial community will discuss plans for a daylong
siege in Lower Manhattan on ACT UP's 25th anniversary, The groups are intent on pumping up the volume on a growing outcry for a "Financial Speculation Tax" (Fi.S.T.) on Wall Street. They’re calling on local, state, & federal legislators to "give Wall Street the FiST," to fill AIDS funding gaps and — once and for all — provide universal healthcare in the US. It’s time for effective healthcare to be made available to everyone — to the 99%, not just the 1%. The AIDS crisis is not over, but it could be! Tax Wall Street to End AIDS
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