Bill Gates Urges Obama to Embrace Global Tax

Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media via Gulag Bound 11/4/2011

When Barack Obama was a senator, he proposed a Global Poverty Act to fulfill the U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals. The cost in additional foreign aid: $845 billion. On Thursday, as part of the G20 summit, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, delivered […]

Behind ‘Occupy Wall Street’: A major push for a global tax

World Tribune 10/12/2011

Based on a column by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media

Jumping on the anti-Wall Street media bandwagon, Josh Boak of Politico says Democratic Rep. Peter DeFazio’s measure to tax Wall Street has “newfound momentum.” The Soros-funded Think Progress blog quickly jumped on the report, saying the plan is being seriously considered […]

Pelosi, Rahm do not scare Rep. DeFazio

By Walter Alarkon The Hill 12/18/09

Rep. Peter DeFazio’s phone rang. On the other end was Rahm Emanuel.

The White House chief of staff last month expressed frustration with DeFazio’s resignation calls for President Barack Obama’s top two economic aides — Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and White House chief economist Larry Summers — and appealed […]