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Difficult Labour: the birth of the financial transaction tax

"Video "Difficult Labour" for the financial transaction tax of Oxfam Germany with Heike Makatsch, Mark Waschke, Stephan Grossman & Rike Eckermann."

 

Brilliant and funny video on the Tobin Tax

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Sarkozy’s Tobin Tax Push: Wooing French Voters and Annoying E.U. Leaders

Sarkozy’s Tobin Tax Push: Wooing French Voters and Annoying E.U. Leaders | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has a knack of vexing his European partners—and he’s demonstrated that talent again with his pledge to unilaterally impose a so-called "Tobin Tax" on financial market transactions in France if the rest of the debt-stricken European Union doesn’t collectively embrace the idea later this month.

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UN experts call for global financial tax to offset costs of economic crisis

UN experts call for global financial tax to offset costs of economic crisis | The Great Transition | Scoop.it
A group of United Nations independent experts today called on the European Union (EU) to take the lead in promoting the adoption of a global financial transaction tax that would offset the costs of the current economic crisis and protect basic human rights.
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