What does a rubber duck have to do with Barclays?
Well yesterday, everything.
As shareholders gathered for Barclays Annual General meeting they were greeted by a couple of jaunty bankers swigging champagne whilst relaxing in a bath full of money. Why were they there? To highlight the fact that Barclays and the banking sector are still getting ‘filthy rich’ at our expense.
Whilst the UK public is suffering from job losses and...
Every minute a child dies needlessly from malaria.
That’s right, every minute. And every single one is an outrage. Every single one represents a death that could have been prevented, treated, or both.
Today is World Malaria Day.
It marks great progress in the fight against malaria. Once endemic in 178 countries including climates like southern Italy, now the disease has been curbed to just 99 countries across the world....
This blog originally appeared on Left Foot Forward. By Cllr Bob Wellington, leader of the Labour Group on Torfaen Council
We are proud that last week Torfaen became the first council in the UK to pass a motion calling on the government to implement a Financial...
Last week the top European Tax Chief, Algridas Semeta, went to Washington to make the case for a Robin Hood Tax.
Semeta has been leading the progress in Europe where 11 countries (including some of the biggest economies Germany, France, Italy & Spain) are now set to implement the tax in 2014 which will raise a massive €35 billion a year!
His trip was designed to promote the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) in the U.S. and encourage the...