Posts Tagged: financial transactions tax
When you buy a thrift store jacket, you pay a sales tax. When a Wall Street trader buys millions of dollars' worth of stocks, he doesn't.
An innovative new tax could fund climate transition and help rebuild the social safety net. So why is the White House knocking it?
Europe is way ahead of the U.S. in curbing dangerous high-speed financial speculation that adds nothing of value to the economy.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Why is Europe leaving the United States behind on applying a small tax on financial transactions?
Levying a tiny tax on financial transactions could help build a healthier and more stable future.
A very small charge on currency transactions could raise billions for