Tagged: financial transactions tax
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.
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.