“This is a huge day,” Rep. Keith Ellison announced Wednesday at a press conference within view of the Capitol, referring to legislation he reintroduced for a Wall Street Tax with huge purpose.
Take, for example, this passage from the bill’s “Findings.”
“The global crisis cost Americans $19 trillion in lost wealth.......
By John Nichols
America is not broke, despite what advocates for austerity would have us believe.
This is a very wealthy country.
Unfortunately, transfers of that wealth are not taxed in the same way as the work of American nurses, carpenters, bus drivers and shop clerks. As a result, the federal government struggles to...
Though a number of wealthy countries attending a State Department-convened climate finance ministerial meeting on mobilizing private money have been trying to escape their obligation to use public funds to help the world’s poor confront the climate crisis (which, incidentally, the poor did not cause), Robin Hood found them today and demanded to be heard. He and his many supporters stood outside the hotel where the elite group had gathered in Washington, D.C...
Robin Hood and his merry men and woman from across the country will gather in Washington, DC on April 20 to call for a tax on Wall Street trades.
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