See on Scoop.it – The Same Heart – Financial Transaction Tax IBTimes.co.uk EU commissioner insists ‘Robin Hood’ tax legal GlobalPost The European Commission on Tuesday sharply rejected suggestions that a controversial Financial Transactions Tax, championed as a way of making the banks pay for their past… See on www.globalpost.com

  The European Parliament continues to pursue a financial transactions tax, making it harder to evade and protecting pension funds. See on Scoop.it – The Same Heart – Financial Transaction Tax BBC News Financial Transaction Tax: MEPs push wide scope and attention to pension funds EU News The Economic and […]

See on Scoop.it – The Same Heart – Financial Transaction Tax Andrea Germanos, staff writer at Common Dreams   Why should ordinary taxpayers have to sacrifice while highly profitable corporations are using accounting acrobatics and tax havens to avoid paying their fair share? See on robinhoodtax.org

See on Scoop.it – The Same Heart – Financial Transaction Tax “Make believe voodoo magic ‘composite hedge,’” is what regulators examining massive bets by JPMorgan Chase are calling it, financial gambits that led to losses of $6 billion last year. See on robinhoodtax.org

See on Scoop.it – The Same Heart – Financial Transaction Tax The Guardian The time is right for a financial transaction tax The Guardian If ever there was a time to seek international consensus on a financial transaction tax it is now, as countries continue to deal with the aftermath […]

See on Scoop.it – The Same Heart – Financial Transaction Tax It’s time to tax financial transactions Washington Post Once championed by the granddaddy of liberal economics, John Maynard Keynes, the banner of a financial transactions tax has been picked up by conservative economists including Sheila Bair,… See on www.washingtonpost.com