ACT UP teamed up with Occupy Wall Street to stage a big protest yesterday in lower Manhattan’s Financial District.
The results: nine protesters chained themselves together to block Broadway near Wall Street, wore Robin Hood outfits, and chanted the slogan “End AIDS, tax Wall Street.” Oh, and then they got arrested (see above)!
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To commemorate the organization's 25th anniversary, members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) chained themselves together across Broadway at Wall Street this morning. Activists demanded a Financial Speculation Tax (FST... Read Post
Nine members of ACT UP have just chained themselves across Wall Street as the opening bell rang on New York Stock Exchange floor. Protesters are demanding that a tax be added to all stock transactions in order to fund HIV/AIDS treat... Read Post