Tagged: financial transactions tax
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.
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.