Robin Hood Tax debate on Al-Jazeera

During a recent debate on Al Jazeera, leading economist Stephany Griffith-Jones argues for a Robin Hood Tax.

Stephany explains that the tax would be progressive (i.e. it would hit the richest institutions and individuals in society), it would target high-frequency, noise trading – helping to reduce systemic risk in the financial sector and future financial crises – and raise billions in much needed to help tackle poverty and climate change at home and abroad.

Watch the full debate here to find out why we need a Robin Hood Tax


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