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Tax on Wall Street key to funding climate solutions
A new viral video with Andrew Lincoln of "The Walking Dead" is one more setback for financial industry lobbyists fighting a financial transaction tax.
As negotiations at the annual UN climate summit enter their final days, three participants weigh in on what's hot - and what's not - at COP19.
countries are already raising significant revenue from national financial transaction taxes.
Robin hood rides again! Join IPS' SEEN and many others as we march to the citadels of international finance to demand that the banks pay us back using an equitable tax plan!
Feeling like taxes are more unfair than ever?
Government officials from an elite group of developed countries meeting in Washington DC appear to be on the brink of instigating yet another big bank giveaway, this time in the name of fighting climate change.
Global campaigners are pushing European Union countries to be ambitious in targeting a significant portion of revenue from taxing financial transactions to fight climate chaos.
European ministers didn't even have to take a formal vote because it was obvious that there was sufficient support to move ahead.
Yeas outnumbered nays by a margin of 6-to-1. The next step will be a vote in the European Council, which is likely to happen in early 2013.