Posts Tagged ‘Robin Hood and his merry men’

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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LSD was the gateway drug to long, belted sweaters

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Overheard dialogue on Twitter, if Twitter is capable of such a thing as dialogue:

GammaCounter:  Seriously lamenting that I missed out on the era of long Belted Sweaters http://bit.ly/belts
GreatDismal:  LSD was the gateway drug to long, belted sweaters

For those of you who don’t know, GreatDismal is fellow Vancouverite William Gibson.

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