January 26, 2018

By Charles Lewis Jan. 26, 2018 The following essay by Charles Lewis is excerpted from a new book, “Global Teamwork: The Rise of Collaboration in Investigative Journalism,” edited by Richard Sambrook and published by the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford.  The future potential for increased collaborative research and journalism is enormous and exciting […]

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Glenn Simpson, former journalist and co-founder of the research firm Fusion GPS, arrives for a scheduled appearance before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing on November 14, 2017. (AP Photo / Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Ready to Fight Back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three meaningful actions every Tuesday. Thank you […]

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PHOTO: FILE DAVOS: Advocates of a fair global tax system are not optimistic about punishing of the cheating nations and individuals despite so much hype created by the Panama papers, as the countries’ tax systems still legally allows people to avoid taxes. During a session of the 48 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, panelists […]

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Last month, a cascade of corruption cases shook national leaderships on multiple continents. Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly escaped impeachment relating to his alleged involvement in the metastasizing South American corruption scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Dogged by serious accusations of corruption, South African president Jacob Zuma saw his preferred successor as head […]

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With the annual gathering of global financial elites taking place this week in Davos, and all the recent news focusing on money laundering, taxes and the .0001 percent, it seems an appropriate time to take another look at where so much of the wealth-that-dare-not-speak-its-name is being stashed. Back in 2016 we learned that a Panamanian […]

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Nigeria’s finance minister plans to drag tax defaulters who don’t make use of an amnesty to court as she seeks funds to plug the nation’s $25 billion infrastructure gap. In the nine months of reprieve ending March, some penitent taxpayers have said “you got me” and cleared arrears without paying interest and or penalties, Kemi Adeosun […]

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