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World Bank Day of Action

Feb. 28, 2011 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

At a World Bank Day of Action protest in Paris, Friends of the Earth France demands, "Free us from fossil fuels!" More pictures here. The climate crisis, driven overwhelmingly by fossil fuels, poses an incredibly serious threat to poor countries....

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Robin Hood Meets Wall Street

Feb. 22, 2011 / Posted by: Michelle Chan / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

Just imagine. Nearly $1.5 trillion changes hands on international currency exchange markets each day, almost all of it through untaxed transactions made by wealthy speculators. What if we put even a tiny fraction of that money to good use?

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