Brought out of the dark depths of the United Nations Millenium Development Goal (UNMDG), the call is out for a billionaire’s tax. It’s been on paper for years now, but few believe it.
The United Nations on Thursday called for a tax on billionaires to help raise more than $400 billion a year for poor countries.
An annual lump sum payment by the super-rich is one of a host of measures including a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, currency exchanges or financial transactions proposed in a UN report that accuses wealthy nations of breaking promises to step up aid for the less fortunate. …
There are an estimated 425 billionaires in the United States, 315 in the Asia-Pacific region, 310 in Europe, 90 in other North and South American countries and 86 in Africa and the Middle East. Source: Washington Times
I cannot source the graphic or date it, but it makes the point. Along with this, the UN is on the March, likely trying to get as much of this nonsense through before Obama is chucked out of office.
3. To move towards creation of alternative revenue sources for the United Nations. The United Nations should set up expert groups and begin the necessary intergovernmental negotiations towards establishing alternative revenue sources, which could include fees for the commercial use of the oceans, fees for airplane use of the skies, fees for use of the electromagnetic spectrum, fees on foreign exchange transactions (i.e., the Tobin Tax) and a tax on the carbon content of fuels.
The billions raised is to be used for “poor countries?” Bwaaaahahahahaha!