Tag Archives: Switzerland

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

Tax sheltering is not just the domain of exotic Caribbean isles. Major world powers, including the United Kingdom, play a critical and previously undisclosed role in global tax avoidance. CORPNET, CC BY-NC-SA Javier Garcia-Bernardo, University of Amsterdam; Eelke Heemskerk, University of Amsterdam; Frank Takes, Leiden University, and Jan Fichtner, University of Amsterdam First came the Panama Papers, then the BahamasLeaks, …

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How countries in conflict, like Iran and the US, still talk to each other

Diplomacy has provided a solution for how countries in conflict can communicate. Shutterstock/cybrain

Diplomacy has provided a solution for how countries in conflict can communicate. Shutterstock/cybrain Klaus W. Larres, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Even countries that have broken ties with each other need to communicate in times of crisis and war. That includes the U.S. and Iran, which have not had an official way to talk directly to each other …

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