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K Street Showdown in Washington, DC

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Uploaded on May 18, 2010

On May 17, 2010, more than 1,000 people joined a rally on K Street in Washington, DC, organized by SEIU, AFL-CIO, National Peoples Action, and Jobs with Justice.

The demonstration fed into coordinated actions in many cities around the world that highlighted demands for financial speculation taxes (aka financial transactions taxes).

Featuring interviews with:
Peter Bakvis, International Trade Union Confederation
Ricardo Valadez, Jobs with Justice
Michael Stulman, Africa Action
Janet Redman, Institute for Policy Studies
Robert Borosage, Campaign for Americas Future
David Kane, Maryknoll
Alan Charney, US Action and Americans for Financial Reform
Karen Orenstein, Friends of the Earth

Interviews by Kevin Shih. Filmed and produced by Brian Cruikshank. Co-produced by Sarah Anderson.

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