Published: 16 March 2015
Guests: Nicholas Shaxson
Nick Shaxson is a British writer, journalist and investigator. He is author of the acclaimed 2007 book Poisoned Wells: the Dirty Politics of African Oil, and Treasure Islands in 2010.
He is a journalist and part-time writer and researcher for the Tax Justice Network, an expert-led group focused on tax and tax havens.
In 2012 the International Tax Review named him as one of its “Global Tax 50″ most influential people in international tax.
We discuss with Nick what are the implications behind corporate tax avoidance and how we can mitigate it.
The Corona pandemic has exposed the glaring fault lines of some of the world's most clunky and inefficient banking systems.
The corporate rigging of economies and the monopolization of capital in the 21st century has resulted in vast inequalities.
Is there a silver lining to the cloud of massive monetary debasement?