Tax Justice Network Conference 2019

The challenges of tax justice do not exist in a vacuum. It is not an accident that billions of dollars are lost worldwide to tax avoidance and tax evasion each year. Nor is there anything random about the failure to tackle loopholes, or to move forward proven measures to improve transparency and accountability of the actors, or simply to maintain progressive taxation.

Tax Justice Network: The Financial Secrecy Index

The Tax Justice Network The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight.

The index was launched on 18 February 2020.

BRICS and the Digital Money Project: Alternative to US$, New Wave in International Payment System?

In 2019 Russia, Brazil, India, China and South Africa were planning to issue their own digital money in order to reduce the share of payments in the US currency. BRICS countries are reducing the share of settlements in dollars. In Russia, over the past five years, the dollar`s share in foreign trade payments has decreased from 92% to 50%, and the ruble has increased from 3% to 14%.

The Eurozone In Crisis? New President of the European Central Bank (ECB) has a Criminal Record. Christine Lagarde

France’s president Emmanuel Macron acting on behalf of powerful banking interests was instrumental in Ms. Lagarde’s nomination. Praised by the Western media, Lagarde was also endorsed by Wall Street and the US Federal Reserve.

What media reports fail to mention is that Lagarde is a corrupt official involved in financial fraud.

She has a criminal record.

GAB.COM, Free Speech and Bitcoin

Let’s hear it for the fiesty frog! Free speech and freedom of expression website  Gab.com has for some considerable time been at the receiving end of systematic abuse by some of the world’s largest and supposedly reputable international financial institutions. … Continued

You Weren’t Stupid, Mr. Brown: CNN’s Brief Shining Moment on 9/11

You Weren’t Stupid, Mr. Brown: CNN’s Brief Shining Moment on 9/11 Dr. Graeme MacQueen September 30, 2019 Editor’s Note: This article by distinguished 9/11 scholar Dr. Graeme MacQueen was originally published on September 11, 2019, on OffGuardian.org. Republished here with … Continued

Tommy Robinson’s persecution goes on: Paypal have adopted a policy of selective deplatforming

Tommy Robinson is feeling the pressure of globalised technocratic fascism. It exploits its technical monopolies and oligopolies to eradicate and suppress views for whatever reason it does not agree with. Here Paypal, a US corporation, is exercising its power selectively … Continued