This has been so obvious for years: the EU as money laundering and tax haven. These practices have however brought a lot of money into economies crippled through austerity and the resulting lack of investment. On the other hand, it has not served the interests of EU citizens, but banks, transnational corporations and a handful of criminals.
Jan Fichtner: The Cayman conundrum: why is one tiny archipelago the largest financial centre in Latin America and the Caribbean?
A good summary of the role of the Cayman Islands as a tax haven. Hopefully that will start to change in 2020 after the UK Parliament passed a law imposing public registers of beneficial ownership […]
“I think that the probability that Zaev passes the rejected agreement through a parliamentary vote depends upon his western patrons’ ability to literally buy the necessary votes. ” Read here
Raoul Vaneigem – Concerning the “Yellow Jackets”: Everything is possible, even self – managing assemblies in the middle of street intersections, villages and neighborhoods
An interesting take on the Giletes Jaunes. Great read over the holidays. Raoul Vaneigem is a Belgian writer known for his 1967 book The Revolution of Everyday Life Read here