Posts Tagged ‘bankers’

Bill Nighy takes on bankers

Monday, October 28th, 2013

 

Fantastically small tax on fantastically huge banking profits would yield fantastically large public revenue for supporting the poor. This is a campaign from 2010. What happened to this discussion?

“Campaign video by Richard Curtis and Bill Nighy about the Robin Hood Tax, a tiny tax on bank transactions that could raise hundreds of billions for public services and to tackle poverty and climate change at home and around the world.

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Occupy Vancouver

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

The sign above bears a quote from philosopher Bertrand Russell: “Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principle of liberty, which can be embodied in one maxim, “the fortunate must not be restrained in their tyranny over the unfortunate”.”

Occupy Vancouver had a promising start on a warm, beautiful fall day.

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Iceland

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Iceland’s On-going Revolution

by Deena Stryker, Monday, August 01, 2011
Reprinted from Daily Kos (without permission, apologies)


Rekjavik by pocius

An Italian radio program’s story about Iceland’s on-going revolution is a stunning example of how little our media tells us about the rest of the world.

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