Financial Transaction Taxes: A Human Rights Imperative (March 2012)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Mar 28, 2012


In this, Issue No. 3 of a series of primers prepared by the initiative "A bottom up approach to righting financial regulation,” Financial Transaction Taxes are examined from a human rights perspective.

"The human rights movement faces an unprecedented opportunity for revisiting and revitalizing the struggle for economic and social rights by demanding accountability for failures to protect human rights through economic policy. The establishment of a Financial Transaction Tax would be an important step in that human rights direction," the document states.

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