The one tax that would rein in Wall Street…

kristy Reforming Global Finance

‘Goldman Sachs’ Quiet Meeting in China Ride Big Oil For Huge Gains Now Since Private Briefing launched back in August, our mantra has been consistent and clear: Invest in energy now while prices are still low. We’ve said it time and again. And those who listened are making a killing. …

Taming the Casino

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Taming the Casino Bloomberg View has joined its Wall Street customers in coming out against the Financial Transactions Tax proposed by Germany and France, and recommended by the European Union, declaring it politically unfeasible while undermining economic growth. FTT advocates have positioned it as a “tax on Wall Street,” a …

Global Marshall Plan News 7/2011

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Global Citizen

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 7/2011 News from the Global Marshall Plan Network An Inevitable Crisis Looming Local Groups Arranged two Inspiring University Days in Southern Germany A Marshall Plan for the Arab World Financial Transactions Tax seems to be realized soon! – But, who receives the revenues? UN …

UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 123/140611 UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions and civil society allies are calling on this week’s UN climate meeting in Bonn to endorse a financial transactions tax to help meet …

G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION Publication from ITUC OnLine 039/170211 G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax Brussels 17 February 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is calling on G20 Finance Ministers, meeting in Paris on 18 and 19 February, to take action to avoid a …

ITUC Online – Climate Finance: Closing the ‘Political Will’ Gap

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC Online 166/081110 Climate Finance: Closing the ‘Political Will’ Gap Brussels, 8 November 2010 (ITUC OnLine): With climate negotiations reopening in less than four weeks and little hope for achieving a breakthrough, much was expected from the UN-sponsored panel on climate finance, who released its …