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The Obama Financial Tax Is A Start, Not The End

The flurry of interest this week around ways to tax Big Banks is important, because officials in the US are – for the first time – recognizing that reckless risk-taking in our banking system is dangerous and undesirable.

But the possibility of a tax on bonuses or on “excess profits” that are large relative to the financial system should not distract us from the more fundamental issues. Continue reading “The Obama Financial Tax Is A Start, Not The End”