Issues / Finance
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.
The White House is going after the tax code provision that lets the super rich avoid billions of dollars of taxes.
As European countries engage in advanced negotiations over the first regional financial transaction tax, this memo aims to answer some frequently asked questions about the issue.
While the European Union’s new banker pay standards may be imperfect, they do represent tougher regulations that the U.S. can learn from.
As world leaders prepared to announce their actions on climate yesterday, thousands of people flooded the streets of New York City calling for wealthy nations to put money into the Green Climate Fund and demanding that none of it goes to finance dirty energy.
As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.
Fortune 500 company is seeking a highly unproductive senior accountant to help inflate the cost of complying with a new federal law requiring that all publicly held corporations disclose the ratio between their CEO and median worker pay.
After four years of negotiations over the framework of a new UN Green Climate Fund, countries have agreed on what are considered “essential elements” to make the Fund operational.
A coalition of nearly 300 civil society organizations mainly from developing countries are raising alarms that the GCF could be used to finance dirty energy
An IPS intern offers her unique perspective on low wage work, tipped minimum wage, and the insurmountable burden of student loan debt