robin hood tax http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22011/all en HuffPo Live Celebrates OWS on Two-Year Anniversary http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-celebrates-ows-two-year-anniversary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Interviews reveal occupiers’ extremism that was often ignored by news media. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">On the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, protesters once again gathered in New York City to protest. Agenda items included puppet theater and calls for a “Robin Hood” tax on Wall Street.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-celebrates-ows-two-year-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Media Politics Taxes Anniversary anti-capitalism capitalism class warfare Communism Extremism huffington post huffington post live occupier Occupy Wall Street protest radicalism robin hood tax socialism Wall Street Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:46:38 +0000 julia.seymour 44511 at http://www.mrc.org 'Robin Hood Tax' Gains Support of Soros, Moyers, Tides and Media http://www.mrc.org/articles/robin-hood-tax-gains-support-soros-moyers-tides-and-media <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OWS promotes &#039;tax on rich corporations&#039; supported by dozens of liberal groups. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Proudly claiming the legendary outlaw Robin Hood as their inspiration, liberal groups and past Occupy Wall Street supporters are pushing for a “Robin Hood Tax” on corporate transactions. George Soros’s Open Society Foundation, Bill Moyers’s Schumann Center for Media and Democracy and the liberal Tides Foundation and Proteus Fund have given over $4 million to organizations that support the tax, according to the official <a href="http://www.robinhoodtax.org/whos-behind-it">Robin Hood Tax website</a>. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/robin-hood-tax-gains-support-soros-moyers-tides-and-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Media Taxes abc Bill Moyers bloomberg cnn money George Soros Occupy Wall Street PBS robin hood tax Schumann Center for Media and Democracy taxation Tides Foundation Wed, 31 Oct 2012 18:14:20 +0000 julia.seymour 41674 at http://www.mrc.org