Nuts to First Class

Nuts to First Class

The growing class divide on airplanes feels a lot like America’s.

Dueling Wall Street Taxes

Dueling Wall Street Taxes

Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.

Wall Street’s Climate Finance Bonanza

Wall Street’s Climate Finance Bonanza

Government officials from an elite group of developed countries meeting in Washington DC appear to be on the brink of instigating yet another big bank giveaway, this time in the name of fighting climate change.

A Tiny Tax in Europe, a Big Win for Climate?

Global campaigners are pushing European Union countries to be ambitious in targeting a significant portion of revenue from taxing financial transactions to fight climate chaos.