THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

U.N.’s World Health Organization Eyeing Global Tax on Banking, Internet Activity

  By George Russell

The World Health Organization (WHO) is considering a plan to ask governments to impose a global consumer tax on such things as Internet activity or everyday financial transactions like paying bills online.

Such a scheme could raise “tens of billions of dollars” on behalf of the United Nations’ public health arm from a broad base of consumers, which would then be used to transfer drug-making research, development and manufacturing capabilities, among other things, to the developing world

Read more: FOX News

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January 16, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

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