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Leak Reveals How Mauritius Siphons Tax From Poor Nations to Benefit Elites

Bob Geldof’s firm wanted to buy a chicken farm in Uganda, one of the poorest countries on earth. But first, an errand. After soaring to fame in the 1980s for organizing Live Aid and other anti-famine efforts, the former Boomtown Rats rocker had shifted to the high-powered world of international finance. He founded a U.K.-based […]

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What are the top 10 most secretive tax havens? – video

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Tax Havens 101: the High Cost of Going Offshore. Video.

What are offshore tax havens, who uses them, and how do they work? Find out in our explainer, and get the full story at icij.org.

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Richest 62 billionaires as wealthy as half the world population combined

A new Oxfam report shows that the 62 richest billionaires own as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population. Mark Goldring, the Oxfam GB chief executive, said: “It is simply unacceptable that the poorest half of the world population owns no more than a small group of the global super-rich – so […]