Tagged: Financial speculation tax
A financial speculation tax might not have stopped those greed-crazed fools, but at least Uncle Sam would've taken in about $1.1 billion on the deals.
This forum, featuring IPS Global Economy Director Sarah Anderson, will focus on alternative financing mechanisms for development, climate change, education and other needs.
This downloadable pdf fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about the implications for the developing world of taxing financial speculation.
It's time to reform our tax system -- to quit rewarding obscene wealth, Wall Street gambling, and corporate polluters.
Over 30 national organizations signed this letter urging President Obama to take action at home and abroad to stop rampant financial speculation.
Climate change and the lack of health care services in developing countries are urgent and under-funded crises threatening the livelihoods and security of billions of people.
Since the crash of 2008, writes guest columnist Sarah Anderson, global justice activists have begun to make progress in reining in the excesses of the financial industry.
The French President is standing tough in his push to increase taxes on the financial sector.
As we enter a more challenging political landscape, IPS will continue to utilize its inside-outside strategy to promote true democracy and challenge concentrated wealth, corporate influence, and military power.
International civil society organizations urge G-20 leaders to make progress on taxing financial speculation at summit in Seoul.