Global Research | 5 April 2016
Money Laundering and the City of London’s “Crime Scene”: Haven of Tax Havens for the Mega-Wealthy
By Graham Vanbergen, April 05 2016
When it comes to The City of London, the term ‘tax haven’ is not describing all that it should.
Secret Offshore Money: Fabricated Putin Link to Leaked Panama Papers
By Stephen Lendman, April 05 2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) calls itself an initiative “focusing on…cross-border crime, corruption, and the accountability of power.” Its financial backers include the Open Society Foundations, the Ford Foundation, Australian billionaire Graeme Wood and other sources.
Selective Leaks Of The #Panama Papers Create Huge Blackmail Potential. “Smear People the U.S. Dislikes”
By Moon of Alabama, April 05 2016
The “leaked” data is about some 214,000 shell companies and 14,000 Mossak Fonseca clients. There is surely a lot of hidden dirt in there.
History of the Panama Papers: Offshore Banking Havens: Hidden Agenda behind the 2013 Operation “Offshore Leaks”?
By Valentin Katasonov, April 05 2016
Global Research Editor’s Note: The planning of the Panama Papers leaks on April 4, 2016 bears a canny resemblance, to a previous leak entitled Operation Offshore Leaks which was also implemented on April 4th (ie. exactly three years ago April 4, 2013) by the same consortium of international journalists (ICIJ).
‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon
By Robert Parry, April 05 2016
Sadly, some important duties of journalism, such as applying evenhanded standards on human rights abuses and financial corruption, have been so corrupted by the demands of government propaganda – and the careerism of too many writers – that I now become suspicious whenever the mainstream media trumpets some sensational story aimed at some “designated villain.”