Assessing the Robin Hood Tax — Podcast November 19, 2012

Assessing the Robin Hood Tax: Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson look at the proposed Financial Transaction Tax, otherwise known as the Robin Hood Tax, that would levy a 0.5% tax on financial trading transactions. How much revenue would it generate, what effect would it have on the securities and bond markets, and how could it be instituted in such a way as to prevent securities traders from moving offshore?

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