Tag Archives: Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)

Really Small Wall Street Tax Could Make a Really Big Difference

Congress will soon be back from recess – and back to gnashing its teeth over the budget and the various important things that, too many in that branch of government now contend, our country can no longer afford to do. They could expand their sense of the possible by considering a source of revenue they have so far largely ignored – a small tax on sales of stocks, bonds, and complex financial instruments.

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Wall Street Speculation Tax – Webinar Highlights

A Tool for Financial Stability & Economic Recovery Webinar Briefing Sponsored by: AFL-CIO  |  Americans for Financial Reform  |  Center for Economic and Policy Research Communications Workers of America  |  The Main Street Alliance  |  Public Citizen  JUNE 10, 2013 12pm EDT. A Wall Street

Time is Right for a Financial Transaction Tax

“It’s really profoundly immoral to talk about things like cutting Medicare when this policy measure sits in front of us” – AFL-CIO Director of Policy Damon Silvers, speaking at a November 30 briefing on Capitol Hill.