Robin Hood Tax

Robin Hood campaigners outside the German Finance Ministry handing in the Million Strong petition. Credit: DGB/Steinle, 7 May 2015

Blog: The most popular tax in history? The ‘Million Strong’ campaign for a Robin Hood Tax

From Rome to Berlin, Robin Hood Tax campaigners are coming together this week to present a ‘Million Strong’ petition to European leaders. Since the campaign launched, supporters in Europe have taken over a million actions in support of the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), making it one of the most popular taxes in history.

Oxfam campaigners call for a Robin Hood Tax. Photo: Oxfam.

Blog: The Robin Hood Tax: A Lifeline for Global Education

If all students in low income countries left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people could be lifted out of poverty.  It’s a startling fact, and one that demonstrates the importance of getting children in the world’s poorest countries into school and learning

Blog: Future News? 3 enlightened reasons to help make the Robin Hood Tax a reality now

The Robin Hood Tax as Future News: featuring Andrew Lincoln, Bill Nighy, Clémence Poésy, Heike Makatsch and Javier Cámara

Following the devastating financial crisis it’s been great to see banks winning back hearts and minds by helping those who were hit the hardest, embracing tough new regulations, and slashing bonuses... Right?

Sometimes it’s tempting to try and rewrite the past, but what about the future? What would you like to see the news reporting in ten years time?

Activistas en favor de la Tasa Robin Hood en Malawi. Foto: Robin Hood Tax Campaign

Blog: Tasa Robin Hood: Último obstáculo hacia la meta superado

La semana pasada llegaron estupendas noticias de Bruselas, donde los ministros de Finanzas europeos acordaron permitir que once países de la UE introdujeran un impuesto sobre las operaciones financieras. Un importante salto paso  hacia adelante para la campaña a favor del Tasa Robin Hood.

Robin Hood Tax campaigners in Malawi show their support. Photo: Robin Hood Tax Campaign

Blog: Over the last hurdle and into the home straight for the Robin Hood Tax

Great news arrived from Brussels on Tuesday as European Finance Ministers agreed to allow eleven EU countries to introduce a Financial Transaction tax (FTT). This is a giant leap for the Robin Hood Tax campaign.

Bill Nighy visits Malawi. Photo: Gus Gregory/Oxfam

Blog: Bill Nighy visits Malawi to see the difference a Robin Hood Tax could make

Tomorrow is Worlds Aids Day. And those working on HIV/AIDS have an amazing story to tell the world: we can end the AIDS crisis. Breakthroughs in science have shown us that getting AIDS drugs to those with HIV who needs them not only keeps them alive and healthy, but can reduce risk of infection by 96%.  This news is amazing - no one needs to die of AIDS - no one needs to become HIV positive.

Acto de calle de la campaña Tasa Robin Hood en París, 2011. Foto: Oxfam

Blog: La Tasa Robin Hood Europea ve la luz verde

Durante estas últimas semanas, Europa ha dado un paso más hacia la Tasa Robin Hood. La Comisión Europea ha dado luz verde a un grupo formado por 11 países, entre los que se encuentran  algunas de las economías más importantes del continente, para que se acerquen a la Tasa de Transacción Financiera Europea (TTF). 

Robin Hood Tax stunt in Paris, France, 2011. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: European Robin Hood Tax gets the green light

Over the last few weeks, Europe has moved one step closer to a Robin Hood Tax. The European Commission gave the green light for a group of 11 countries, including many of the continent’s biggest economies, to move ahead on a European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). 

A football themed stunt in Rome. Photo: shot4change

Blog: Robin Hood Tax – campaign breakthrough in Luxembourg

Last week was a frantic one for the Robin Hood Tax campaign. As world leaders gathered for a string of global Summits - from the G20 in Mexico, the Rio+20 in Brazil, and European crisis talks about the Eurozone, the merry-men and women of Sherwood Forest were busy making their presence felt around the world.

Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working

Blog: Indignaos: la austeridad no funciona

Un nuevo libro que cuenta con el apoyo de Oxfam, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working, (Indignaos: la austeridad no funciona) procura alternativas ante la política de austeridad promovida en Europa.

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