Annie Lennox Advocates Financial Transaction Tax To Fund Poor Countries

has added her name to an open letter addressed to the G8 leaders who are meeting in Canada this week. The letter called on the G8 club of rich nations to look beyond their own economic struggles and set out how they will fulfill the promises to poor countries made in 2005. They suggested a financial transaction tax so that poor countries could “receive their fare share.” The letter PDF at has since been removed.

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