Trade union and civil society campaigners have welcomed the latest moves towards a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). Last month, Finance Ministers from ten EU countries agreed on the scope of the tax, which if successfully implemented, would create money for the public sector and curtail the power of the financial industry. Julian Scola, head of communications at the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), told Equal Times: “A Financial Transaction Tax is important for workers primarily (…)

Source: Campaigners welcome steps towards a Financial Transaction Tax