What we are now witnessing is residue from the era of colonialism.
A Financial Transactions Tax would effectively impose a sales tax on stocks and other financial assets, so that speculators have to pay a tax on their trades.
Danielle Chenette is an artist living in Chicago. She spends her time drawing comics, animating, writing music, and waiting for the CTA. See more at: daniellechenette.tumblr.com.