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Dave Johnson – Panama Papers Expose Another Way Our Trade Agreements Fail Us

Should our own government help oligarchs, billionaires and their corporations, criminals and terrorists hide their loot, launder their funds, and drain countries and their governments of needed revenue? Or should our government try to help stop this? So far our government has too often been on the side of the bad guys. Criminals, drug cartels, human traffickers, arms dealers, tax …

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Cillian Doyle – Ireland: the Tax Haven that Dare Not Speak Its Name

If your top political figures need to constantly state that your country is not a tax haven, then the chances are it probably is a tax haven. And as the UN’s Philip Aston says, ‘When lists of tax havens are drawn up, Ireland is always prominently among them’. Following their investigation into the tax affairs of Apple, Senators Carl Levin …

Walmart secretly hides $76 billion in overseas tax havens after pillaging American businesses by Jonathan Benson

Just because Walmart figured out a way to sell consumer products for cheaper than your local mom and pop shop, effectively putting it out of business, doesn’t mean that this multinational corporation is evil — or so goes the claim by many a radical capitalist in defense of one of the world’s most hated businesses. Too bad this isn’t actually …