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.
Around the world, entities ranging from governments to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to the private sector have been giving more serious consideration than ever before to alternative financing mechanisms for development, climate change, education and other needs. IPS Global Economy project Director Sarah Anderson will speak on financial transactions taxes at this forum on innovative financing.
Bush had a doctrine, Nixon had a doctrine, even Jimmy Carter had a doctrine. Why doesn’t Obama?
This downloadable pdf fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about the implications for the developing world of taxing financial speculation.
Government must stop doling out ever-larger tax breaks to the superrich and vast corporations.
There are still places in the world where folks from across the political spectrum can have a rational discussion about fair taxation.
Men in tights are taking on the global financial industry.
IPS Global Economy and climate experts are available for comment.
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Over 30 national organizations signed this letter urging President Obama to take action at home and abroad to stop rampant financial speculation.
Levying a tiny tax on financial transactions could help build a healthier and more stable future.
Climate change and the lack of health care services in developing countries are urgent and under-funded crises threatening the livelihoods and security of billions of people.
In the face of enormous need, civil society calls on leaders to use innovative financing tools in the fight against climate change.
This white paper outlines organizing, education, and advocacy efforts being undertaken in response to the financial and economic crisis by groups working in coalition in the United States and around the world.
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