Other News: Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

     Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes   Dean Baker* – The Huffington Post   In the last few weeks Edward Snowden has been holed in Moscow’s airport trying to negotiate terms of asylum with various countries around the world. Thus far it doesn’t seem that Snowden has been …

Supreme Court To Hear Campaign Finance Donation Limit Challenge

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Supreme Court To Hear Campaign Finance Donation Limit Challenge SPORTS Pistorius Claims Shooting Was Tragic Mistake POLITICS Obama Pressing Case As Cuts Loom WORLD Is The Chinese Military Hacking U.S. Companies? CRIME REPORT: Adam Lanza Motivated By Norway Shooter BOOKS Bestselling Self-Help Author Dies BLOG POSTS …

Bloomberg Doesn’t Like Financial Speculation Taxes and Is Prepared To Make Stuff Up to Make Its Case

Bloomberg Doesn’t Like Financial Speculation Taxes and Is Prepared To Make Stuff Up to Make Its Case Dean Baker Thursday, 29 September 2011 14:36 Bloomberg News Service really doesn’t like financial speculation taxes (FST). In fact it dislikes them so much that it is prepared to make things up to …

Why Don’t the Deficit Hawks Want to Tax Wall Street?

Why Don’t the Deficit Hawks Want to Tax Wall Street? by deanbaker1 from Dean Baker The intensity with which the country’s leading deficit hawks continue to ignore financial speculation taxes (FST) is getting ever more entertaining. While deficit hawks like Wall Street investment banker Peter Peterson, Morgan Stanley director Erskine …