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Fair Taxation or New Representation

Fair Taxation or New Representation Cause Button Museum
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FAIR TAXATION OR NEW REPRESENTATION MOVEMENT FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE
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1608 Conn. Ave. N. W. Wash. D. C. 20009

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"Fair Taxation or New Representation" was the slogan of the Movement for Economic Justice, formed by George Wiley in 1972 after stepping down from the National Welfare Rights Organization. Wiley was firmly dedicated to fighting for welfare rights for low income families, and although he was CEO of the NWRO, he believed a broader movement that would promote progressive taxation and redistribution would benefit all Americans dealing with high property taxes. Following Wiley's untimely death in August of 1973, the MEJ was dissolved. 

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Hall, S. (2011). American patriotism, American protest: Social movements since the sixties. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press.

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