Tagged: financial transactions tax
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.
This educational event on Capitol Hill will offer diverse views on proposals for raising revenues and stopping destabilizing and unproductive financial 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.
As governments look for new options for public revenue stream, this table by IPS Global Economy project director Sarah Anderson shows which options can be considered, their potential revenue, and their administrative and political feasibility.
This forum, featuring IPS Global Economy Director Sarah Anderson, will focus on alternative financing mechanisms for development, climate change, education and other needs.