Bill Nighy

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Robin Hood Tax Can Still be Agreed at the G20

98 Comments | Posted November 3, 2011 | 20:00:00 (EST)

Packing my bags to depart the G20 in Cannes, I leave with a sense both of what might have been but also inspiring memories and a real hope that the battle for a 'Robin Hood tax' on financial transactions might still be won.

Let's take first what might have been....

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World Leaders Need to Agree to the Robin Hood Tax at G20

9 Comments | Posted November 3, 2011 | 06:29:12 (EST)

The Robin Hood Tax has come a long way since I appeared in a Richard Curtis short film to help launch our campaign in February 2010. We now have 115 UK organisations from Oxfam to the Methodist Church and from Barnardo's to the TUC backing us and sister campaigns across...

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It's up to Robin Hood to Save the G20

Posted June 26, 2010 | 21:52:00 (EST)

The G8 leaders meeting in Toronto managed to live down to my worst expectations.

I arrived at the G8 by a roundabout route. Just a day earlier, I was standing in Dandora, a toxic tip on the edge of Nairobi where little girls as young as five live on a...

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The World's Richest Nations are Fair-Weather Friends to the Poor

Posted June 23, 2010 | 15:49:48 (EST)

No one likes to think of themselves as a fair-weather friend. Being flaky in a crisis is not, after all, an attractive quality.

But much as they might try to hide it when they meet in Canada this week, the world's richest nations are proving themselves to...

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