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Exploring the Panorama of Inequality… ActionAid

A battle over billions in business tax incentives CBS News

Tax systems: A channel for corruption – or a way to fight it? Transparency International

The sun starts setting on our financial industry Malta Today
“… a race to the bottom on tax rates can work against us in the long term”

Exxon and Chevron keep U.S. tax payments secret, undermine government transparency push Global Witness

Russian Laundering Machine The Proxy Platform

WSJ: Swiss banks focus of 1MDB controversy Free Malaysia Today
See also, comment on this enormous scandal involving Malaysia’s national development corporation in recent Offshore Wrapper

COP21: Climate change activists protest outside Paris bank over tax evasion International Business Times

Billonaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the rest of us Institute for Policy Studies, via the Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Closing offshore subsidiaries boosts corporation tax The Irish Times

Harold Crooks: “We must invent the new economy” News.at  (In German)
Interview with the director of The Price We Pay

 


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