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    • Treasure Islands

    • Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World
    • By: Nicholas Shaxson
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Most people regard tax havens as being relevant only to celebrities, crooks and spivs, and mistakenly believe that the main offshore problems are money laundering and terrorist financing. These are only small parts of the whole picture. The offshore system has been (discreetly) responsible for the greatest ever shift of wealth from poor to rich. It also undermines our democracies by offering the wealthiest members of society escape routes from normal democratic controls.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To pay, or not to pay tax ...?

    • By M on 25-05-14

    Regular price: £18.99