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The Benefits of a Financial Transaction Tax

The Benefits of a Financial Transactions Tax A financial transaction tax is a tax placed on a specific type of financial transaction for a specific purpose. From the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR): The recent economic turmoil has generated renewed interest in a

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Politico: Left Lends Support to President Obama recently posted an article about President Obama’s new proposals to rein in Wall Street, and mentioned the efforts of Americans for Financial Reform, especially in generating petitions and letters to Congress. “But those who like the new populist turn in Obama’s style were quick

Report: Main Street Businesses Support Wall Street Reforms

Survey finds small business owners support financial reforms, consumer protection agency ** Report posted online at ** Washington, DC – Today, the Main Street Alliance released a new report highlighting impacts of the financial crisis on small businesses and a snapshot of Main Street