Lots of office-seekers this fall are campaigning against the 1 percent, but will they govern that way?
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
The goofy stunts weren’t the only game-changers.
Civil Society to World Bank President Dr. Jim Kim: Add Your Voice to the Choir of Support for a Financial Transactions Tax
Now’s the time for the World Bank’s leader to make a bold move on the FTT.
Sen. Lindsey Graham says tax-avoiding gimmicks are “American.”
Germany, France, Italy, and Spain take time out from acute crisis talks to agree on a long term policy solution: taxing financial transactions.
Germany and France’s push for a tax on each stock, bond and derivative trade garners support among financial professionals.
Finance should once again support the real economy of goods and services.
U.S. Climate activists are joining a global call for a tax on financial transactions.
Nurses vs. high-speed traders. Now there’s a match-up you probably never thought you’d see playing out in the streets of Chicago.
The high-frequency trading that dominates the stock market could trigger another global financial crisis.
The right-wing in France seeks popular support by getting behind a transactions tax on securities trades.
A 0.25% tax on financial transactions could raise $150 billion a year in the United States alone.
At a press conference in Durban, South Africa, officials from a diverse set of countries will join civil society leaders to call for innovative sources of finance, including a tax on financial transactions and a fee on emissions from maritime shipping, to be part of a deal in Durban which raises billions of dollars to help fill the Green Climate Fund.
This week, IPS is taking its ideas to the UN Climate Change Summit in South Africa.