What Obama proposed is in fact redistributionist. Rep. Chaffetz is right. “He wants to transfer wealth” — not much, but some — and transferring any wealth is anathema to the wealthy. Why is he asking for it, and why now?
The era of a New York City run by and for the 1% is coming to a close and it’s time for us to take to the streets and demand Bloomberg and his friends get out of the way.
Residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy discuss the continued effects of the storm and economic injustice.
A Robin Hood Tax on the banks could raise tens of billions to help protect public services, fight poverty and tackle climate change at home and abroad.
From this Friday evening's forum “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty” hosted by Tavis Smiley, which included guests Cornel West, Jonathan Kozol, Mariana Chilton, Newt Gingrich, Jeffrey Sachs, Rep. Marcia Fudge, John Graham and
New Campaign For A Robin Hood Tax On Wall Street Launches Today With Celebrities, Economists And Activists
Today, actor Mark Ruffalo, star of the current movie "The Avengers," released a video calling on Americans to join the campaign. He was joined in the video by Coldplay's Chris Martin and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. The video,
Moyers talks to RoseAnn DeMoro, who heads the largest registered nurses union in the country, and will lead a Chicago march protesting economic inequality on May 18th. DeMoro is championing the Robin Hood Tax, a small government levy the
Rallies were held in Washington, D.C., and across the globe in support of financial transaction taxes, also called Robin Hood taxes. These taxes work as follows: The Robin Hood (financial speculation) tax is a tiny pinch that would be felt