June 26, 2012


What do actor Mark Ruffalo, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine, and thousands of nurses, clergy, AIDS activists, students, climate activists and ordinary Americans have in common? 

We’ve all joined forces this week to kick off the Robin Hood Tax campaign, calling for a tiny tax, half of 1 percent or less, on financial transactions that would raise hundreds of billions of dollars to fund public goods.
The idea is simple: make Wall Street pay a wee bit of its fair share and put that money towards pressing social needs -- from funding climate change solutions to stemming home foreclosures to broadening public access to health care and education