Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World (Audiobook) By Nicholas Shaxson
English | 2011 | ISBN: n/a | ASIN: B0058OR61O | 12 hours and 51 minutes | MP3 | 531 MB
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 tax, financial regulation, and other normal democratic controls.