[Marxism] Bigger than WikiLeaks: Secret tax havens exposed in huge release

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 22:17:34 MDT 2013


The wealthiest people, banks and corporations have long avoided paying tax
by hiding their assets in tax havens, outside their own countries. Many of
these tax havens are so secret that even the banks themselves do not know
who owns the accounts.

But now, a huge leak of secret documents has led a global network of
journalists to expose the world’s richest tax evaders.

The leak to the  <http://www.icij.org/>(ICIJ) from an unknown source is
said to be 160 times bigger than the amount of documents leaked to
WikiLeaks. It consists of 2.5 million confidential documents of more than
120,000 companies.

http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/53961

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“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker



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