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Financial Transactions Tax

April 7, 2020

"The current pandemic might have been unpredictable. But strong public health systems rooted in a global economic order which prioritises solidarity and the wellbeing of people and the planet over the profits of a few would have made it much more manageable. The unfolding public health, social and economic crisis is a clarion call of history for drastic change. It is now clear that we cannot rely on the market to protect our health." — Baba Aye, PSI Health & Social Services Officer

March 3, 2014

Proposed Robin Hood Tax rate is very low but would raise between $10 and $12 billion per year for Illinois.