Charities applaud FSA's support for new bank taxLarry Elliott, Guardian economics editor:
'Banks should be asked to bail out the tens of millions of poor people pushed into poverty by a crisis they did nothing to cause,' said Max Lawson, a senior policy adviser at Oxfam (src)
The time is ripe for a Tobin taxThe Guardian, 30-Aug-2001 (nearly eight years exactly!):
James Tobin's transaction tax brainchild has become a possibility thanks to economic crisis (src)
Jospin in fantasy land over Tobin taxThe last goes against the newspaper's editorial stance; therefore, by the criterion of embarrassment, it is more likely to be a piece of original journalism.
Silly distraction is unenforceable (src)