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.
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.
The 99 percent and the 0.001 percent agree on something, but the Obama administration is holding out.
Despite growing support in Europe and elsewhere, the Obama administration has remained opposed to a Wall Street tax.
Governments around the world are struggling to deal with the crushing problems of joblessness, poverty, and climate change. A financial speculation tax is the best option on the table to raise the massive revenues needed to address these urgent needs.
IPS is co-sponsoring this educational event on proposals to place small taxes on trades of stocks and other financial instruments as a way to generate massive revenues and discourage short-term speculation.
It’s not too late for the president to revisit some of his earlier positions in support of progressive economic policies, including financial transactions taxes.
Why is Europe leaving the United States behind on applying a small tax on financial transactions?
National Nurses United stands with activists across the globe to bring attention to the need for a financial speculation tax.
This article is part of the presentations for the seminar “RMALC: 20 years resisting and building alternatives to free trade.” A summary in English is followed by the original Spanish version, including hyperlinks.
A swarm of around a thousand nurses in scarlet scrubs descended on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in downtown Washington to call for a new economic agenda.