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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of such a large vessel, officially called “Freedom Ship,” while others christened it a floating tax haven. Yet more ambitious are “seasteads”—floating cities designed to experiment with innovative political systems. But none of these fantastic schemes pose any real threat to sneaky, land-based tax havens. After...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
... by “inverting” its headquarters overseas and relying on tax havens. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 lottery tax avoidance taxes tax evasion South Africa United States corporate tax gambling poverty JACQUELINE MACOU D urban , South Africa—In line at a downtown convenience...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Khadija Sharife Khadija Sharife analyzed the public disclosures of nine pharmaceutical companies and found that collectively they have dodged paying about $140 billion in taxes by stashing $405 billion in income in offshore tax havens. Sharife also shows that the alleged cost of obtaining a patent...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., sold all his property in Belgium, and according to the industry intelligence newsletter Rough & Polished , took up residence in the tax haven of Monaco, beyond the reach of the Brussels tax inspectors. His partner, Sylvain Goldberg, appeared to have moved his operations to Switzerland and Israel...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., agriculture, property, storage, carbon credits, palm oil, diamonds—all investment scams connected to a small group of people who used multiple shell entities, tax havens, and fictitious alternative investment projects. Each was peddled to clients on multiple “sucker lists,” largely retirees. The network...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... The agreement passes due diligence requirements as tax havens require little. The holding company is owned by several foundations, also incorporated in tax havens, acting as ultimate beneficial owners. There is no official exceptional diamond registry in Botswana, so it is impossible to know the volume...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that is available. Secrecy is a big problem—Portugal’s very own island of Madeira serves as a major tax haven to eurozone countries. The problem rests less in the specifics of the banking industry than in the overall financial architecture. Major banks are allowed to operate in tax havens, badly regulated countries...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 106–111.
Published: 01 June 2018
... but aren’t limited to globalization: automation, rent-seeking, taxation policies, and so on. I can’t think of any “populists” who have tried to significantly raise taxes on the rich or crack down on tax havens. Taxes are a huge part of this democratic “disintegration,” too, because the 1 percent...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 March 2001
....14 The 14 others include the usual its would become collateral for a loan which Caribbean and Pacific island tax havens, the by mutual understanding is never repaid. Philippines, Panama, Russia, Lebanon, and The customer gets a clean bank check while Liechtenstein. This Alpine secret-account...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., Richard Blaustein takes a look at climatic tipping points that may not be so very far off and what scientists are doing their best to expose. Andres Knobel, who tracks offshore tax havens, believes the next generation of financial hideaways may be just next door. Finally, one of Britain’s leading public...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 116–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that the British leader was drunk. One French communist trade union leader sniffed that it was “sad to see Britain’s ambition to be Europe’s tax haven.” Still, that’s worked out quite handsomely for the likes of Switzerland and Luxembourg. Indeed, a report by the French Senate in July suggested...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
... with international mining companies and created clear conflicts of interest that have been enormously destabilizing. For instance, Rand Resources, based in the offshore tax haven of the Isle of Jersey, and the South Africa-based AngloGold Ashanti signed a joint venture agreement with SOKIMO, called the Kibali Gold...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 90–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
... governments hire outside firms to provide public services, they offer contracts designed to benefit the citizens, not enrich the private corporations. Most city councils in Spain prohibit signing a contract with any enterprise holding accounts in tax havens. Madrid’s City Council prioritizes the most...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... an unprecedented $200 million bank fraud. That is still a pittance, in contrast with secret investments in Caribbean and other tax havens by Chinese officials and businessmen that the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists was pegging in January at $1 trillion or more—the top 15 tycoons involved...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... scrutiny put away for paying no income taxes be­ as the shock of last September 11 recedes. cause nothing worse could be proven against Democrats in Congress have already begun him. Evidence of disguising the profits of worrying that the Bush administration will crime by laundering them...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 101–109.
Published: 01 June 2011
... preparing for the university entry exam, depriving less-fortunate students of their attention in the classroom. As this kind of behavior spread, the social fabric was slowly shredding. Official tolerance of corruption encouraged public acceptance of rule-breaking. Tax evasion became the norm, and honest...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 90–99.
Published: 01 September 2012
... impossible to come by on the legal market, entire shopping districts in the capital have converted into black markets, where Argentines pay shadowy figures linked to the criminal underworld nearly double the official rate for the coveted currency. Argentina’s tax agency even employs dogs to sniff out...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and pos­ session trump another country’s laws? In any case, are art treasures or antiquities a legiti­ mate prize of war? Coincidentally, these questions have joined together in a media cascade stretching from Italy and Peru to New Haven and Kennewick in the State of Washington, spanning...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 June 2005
... support, under the impetus of the Bush tax cuts and might not be enough to meet America’s spending increases. The budget deficit, pressing strategic liabilities. Fifteen years which was $412 billion in fiscal year 2004, later, writing in the Financial Times, he was in nominal terms the largest...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 69–78.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the terrorists from their sanctuaries and safe havens. But little by little, nation-building came to define the mission. A massively ambitious effort to reconstruct a tortured and war-torn country gradually replaced a war of retribution. The killing of Osama bin Laden in May served as a jarring reminder...
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