The international ‘wealth protection industry’ has outgrown the ability of legislation to control it. Assisted by the digital world, money can now be rapidly moved around the world to the most favourable jurisdiction. This tax competition undermines the economies of many countries to the detriment of social services. Graham […]
Colonialism always was about trade. Offshore trading is merely the latest mutation. The global economy is at the mercy of financial gangsters, backed by teams of lawyers, who understand the ecology of the new system only too well. The bad boys of Brexit will be the beneficiaries, while pulling the […]
The new war against terrorism, undertaken by the US, aims to block terrorists and people who could harm the nation, without allowing them to board flights that might encroach their airspace. But these actions are causing some “collateral effects”, as experienced by Italian journalist Geraldina Colotti. Nathan Raia […]
From the supposedly immaculate pedestal of their “example”, European Union (EU) institutions oversee and report concerning human rights violations in countries across the world, forgetting, occasionally, to look within itself. Mario Muñoz Lozano In this sense, non-governmental organisations have drawn attention to the impact of these violations, especially […]
Bolsonaro’s policies have added a new urgency to the need for land reform in Brazil. Obtaining a right guaranteed by the Constitution is mired in endless legal arguments, while the press labels the landless as bandits. “Chao” shows the reality of the struggle for decent conditions.