Now’s the time for a Tobin tax

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Now's the time for a Tobin tax | George Irvin | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk .

One of my co-authors reiterates the case for a Tobin tax in the UK.

There's one very good reason for it: it's progressive whereas VAT is regressive.

Second, without a shadow of a doubt it can work.

Its time has come.