This year, he's running for New York City mayor on the Green Party ticket, campaigning on a community-first platform. CandidateBilly wants to end the city's reliance on what industries susceptible to bubbles and busts: Tourism, Wall Street and real estate.
"Neighborhoods vulnerable to the bubble economies are the ones hurting right now," he says.
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David Weidner speaks with Rev Billy Talen, a self-ordained minister who preaches against the evils of consumerism is now running for mayor of New York City.
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