There is a sense that Italians are holding their breath.
Why is Europe leaving the United States behind on applying a small tax on financial transactions?
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Turkey has been knocking for 50 years on the door of the European Union. When will Europe act in its own self-interest and open up?
If Spain and Italy are forced to apply for bailouts, it is not clear the European Union or the euro would survive.
This downloadable pdf fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about the implications for the developing world of taxing financial speculation.
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There are still places in the world where folks from across the political spectrum can have a rational discussion about fair taxation.
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The Greek economic crisis is not about living beyond one’s means, reports columnist Walden Bello from Athens. It’s the same story of unregulated financial speculation all over again.