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.
Truthout Radio host, Ted Asregadoo, speaks to Ellen Brown about the "Fiscal Cliff" and creative ways to avert it.
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