Tagged: financial transactions tax
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.
Taxing Wall Street, corporations and the wealthy; taxing pollution and ending environmentally harmful subsidies; and cutting military spending to bring America back.
We have to mobilize the political will of rich countries to share the wealth.
In just two months, the Occupy movement has begun to unseat an economic narrative that held sway for thirty years.
IPS' Karen Dolan addresses Prince George's County residents and policy makers for a dialogue and strategizing meeting.
The struggle to tax Wall Street moved forward in Cannes.
Major U.S. environment, development and faith groups call on President Obama not to block European countries' progress toward a financial speculation tax at the G-20 Summit.