Nick Shaxson provides a good introduction to the opaque world of tax havens. Read here
Isn’t it convenient that people are poor. As Bertolt Brecht famously wrote: “First comes food, then morals”. If you are hungry, it matters little what you eat. The increasing poverty in Europe has raised the […]
Once again it is the United States uncovering massive corruption in Europe. This time it is the political nomenclature of Greece, many leading figures in the EU. What has come to light there would be […]
The Financial Secrecy index is a politically neutral ranking, the only one available to aid genuine understanding of global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight.
Despite sanctions and the constant anti-Russian rhetoric in Germany, German exports to Russia increased 21% in 2017 compared to 2016. Among the exports were four power turbines sold by the German company Siemens and purportedly […]
Mario Draghi has been forced to leave the opaque G30. If the head of the ECB should not be there, why is the head of the Bank of England still a member? Read here
Romania’s government, expecially the Social Democrats, is thoroughly corrupt. Its people are protesting relentlessly and in great numbers against this. While Poland and Hungary remain in the headlines of commercial media the political situation in […]
There was absolutely no reason for Mario Draghi to be there – and many against his participation. The decision of the European Ombudsman to ask the European Central Bank President to end his membership of […]