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The Robin Hood tax on financial transactions

2012

16 November 2012 |  Position statement

ADVOCACY

robin-hood-tax-logoThe Robin Hood tax is a tax on global finance that could generate hige amounts of revenue to fight against poverty, against climate change, against diseases that kills millions of people every year. This tax of at least 0.05% on financial transactions could raise between 6 and 10 billion Euros every year in France. The 22nd of June 2011, Solthis participated in a citizens' demonstration to protest against the waiting game played by the G20 in regards to speculation. To follow this demonstration, a joint press release (Sol en Si, Aides, Sidaction, Solthis) was sent to the national media.

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