If the minimum wage had increased as much as Wall Street bonuses since 1985, it would be worth $61.75 today.
As European countries engage in advanced negotiations over the first regional financial transaction tax, this memo aims to answer some frequently asked questions about the issue.
A new viral video with Andrew Lincoln of “The Walking Dead” is one more setback for financial industry lobbyists fighting a financial transaction tax.
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.
At a press conference in Durban, South Africa, officials from a diverse set of countries will join civil society leaders to call for innovative sources of finance, including a tax on financial transactions and a fee on emissions from maritime shipping, to be part of a deal in Durban which raises billions of dollars to help fill the Green Climate Fund.