“Robin Hood Tax,” Grassroots Movement Seeks To Bring Wall Street to Heel

By Martin Xavi Macias, www.truth-out.org -

By Martin Xavi Macias for Truthout - Advocates of the "Robin Hood Tax" shut down Chicago's financial sector on Monday, demanding a financial transaction levy they say could generate an estimated [...]

Common Sense: Tax Wall Street Speculation

By Robert Weissman, www.otherwords.org -

A speculation tax is highly progressive, has huge revenue potential, and could curb Wall Street recklessness. It’s nothing new for Wall Street to work every possible angle so it can squeeze [...]

Video: A Robin Hood Tax To Take Back Our Economy

The Robin Hood tax, a small tax of less than ½ of 1% on Wall Street transactions can generate hundreds of billions of dollars each year in the US alone. It is an idea whose impact can be felt [...]