In our June 2016 Taxcast: how different could the lives of those in poverty have been without secrecy jurisdictions? We give you the very latest estimates on the missing trillions offshored from the world’s developing regions. Also: Brexit and the special interests behind it: “Nakedly, brazenly, they’re pushing the City of London’s deregulated, criminal approach to finance”. Plus, the Panama Papers shed some light on secretive, pro-tax haven US lobbying group the Center for Freedom and Prosperity’s funders.
“the revelations from the Panama Papers have been sensational but an international investigation with some kind of subpoena power would I think be 10 times as important.”
Featuring: John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network, and Columbia University Professor, Economist, lawyer and Tax Justice Network senior advisor James Henry. Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler for the Tax Justice Network.
You can subscribe to our youtube channel or email Naomi [at] taxjustice.net to be added to the subscriber email list, or subscribe to the Taxcast on our rss feed. You can of course also also follow The Taxcast and the Tax Justice Network on twitter.
Download to listen offline here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/taxcast/Taxcast_June_16.mp3
And…join us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/TaxJusticeNetwork