Europe kinda, sorta, mostly united on bank tax

BRUSSELS—Making the online rounds here in the last few months has been a very cute—puppies-and-bunnies-grade cute—viral cartoon from Canadian NGOs pushing for a global bank tax, or "Robin Hood Tax." It's sharply animated in retro-'50s style, narrated by what sounds like a six-year-old.

Leigh Phillips
Published: Wednesday, 06/23/2010 12:00 am EDT

BRUSSELS—Making the online rounds here in the last few months has been a very cute—puppies-and-bunnies-grade cute—viral cartoon from Canadian NGOs pushing for a global bank tax, or "Robin Hood Tax." It's sharply animated in retro-'50s style, narrated by what sounds like a six-year-old. The hero is a baby-faced midget named Robin of Locksley who appears to have been rotoscoped from those post-jumping-the-shark episodes of the Flintstones that featured the green-skinned genius from the planet Zetox, the Great Gazoo.

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