Panama Papers

The Panama scandal

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System on Occupy London This week we have been rocked by the Tax Avoidance scandal coming out of Panama, after a whistle-blower leaked more than 11 million documents from the law-firm Mossack Fonseca.…

Confessions of a Panama Papers hit man

By John Perkins* for Common Dreams. The Panama Papers should be no surprise. I was there in the 1970s, when the system they’ve exposed was set in motion. As an Economic Hit Man (an EHM), I helped forge this global…

Brazil, musical impeachments and the Panama Papers

Brazilian House Speaker Eduardo Cunha, who is behind the ferocious campaign to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, has himself been found to be under suspicion that he carried out shady deals in the past. He is named in the Panama Papers…

Sanders foresaw Panama Papers fiasco

While Clinton backed 2011 Trade Deal, Sanders foresaw Panama Papers fiasco ‘Panama is a world leader when it comes to allowing wealthy Americans and large corporations to evade US taxes,’ Sanders told Congress in 2011. by Lauren McCauley, staff writer…

Panama Papers’ reporters explain how the biggest leak in data journalism’s history materialized

Hundreds of journalists around the world pored over the 11.5 million files leaked last year by an anonymous source that reveal how the rich and powerful in numerous countries use tax havens to hide their wealth. The files were leaked…

Corporate Media gatekeepers protect western 1% from Panama leak

By Craig Murray Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca papers appears motivated by a genuine desire to expose the system that enables the ultra wealthy to hide their massive stashes, often corruptly obtained and all involved in tax avoidance. These Panamanian…

Panama Papers: German paper publishes ‘biggest leak in history’ on corruption

Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) has released the biggest leak in journalistic history, posting 11.5 million documents from a Panamanian law firm online and providing “rare insights into a world that can only exist in the shadows.” SZ said it received…

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