Robin Hood Tax stunt in Brussels, 6 September 2010. Credit: Tineke D’haese/Oxfam

Blog: Making a splash in Brussels

As the rain poured down in Brussels, campaigners arrived outside of the European Council building to press home the message that Europe can and must agree a Robin Hood Tax.  Braving the weather, activists staged a stunt to the European media – as greedy bankers wrestling with the poor and the planet over a giant Euro bank note.

Blog: Robin Hood and his Merry Band battle Brussels Bankers

Yesterday I joined Robin Hood and his Merry Band – leaving the forests of Sherwood to descend upon Brussels.

We were there to send a message to the leaders of Europe as they gathered to discuss jobs, growth and climate change at the EU Heads of State Summit. A tug of war between bankers on one side – calling for leaders to ‘save our bonuses’ – and Robin Hood and his Merry Band on the other, took place in front of the European Parliament.

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