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    Dutch ‘Nexit’ vote just another force threatening to pull the EU apart: Don Murray
    Apr05

    Dutch ‘Nexit’ vote just another force threatening to pull the EU apart: Don Murray

    At first glance, a referendum in the Netherlands this week has nothing to do with the future of the EU. It’s on whether to ratify a European treaty on closer ties with Ukraine. But that’s just a pretext, Don Murray writes. …read more Source:...

    6 things you need to know about the bombshell Panama Papers leak
    Apr05

    6 things you need to know about the bombshell Panama Papers leak

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and more than 100 other media partners dropped the explosive “Panama Papers” leak on Sunday. The trove is described by ICIJ, a global network of investigative journalists, as “11.5 million leaked files to expose the offshore holdings of...

    Behind the Panama Papers: How the Massive Document Leak Came to Be
    Apr05

    Behind the Panama Papers: How the Massive Document Leak Came to Be

    A quiet spring weekend was suddenly shattered on Sunday when news of the “Panama Papers” investigation broke. The massive international project involved approximately 400 journalists across 75 countries, plowing through roughly 11.5 million documents from a secretive Panamanian law firm specializing in creating offshore holding companies. The...

    Could Nuclear Disaster Come to America?
    Apr05

    Could Nuclear Disaster Come to America?

    A Fukushima on the Hudson? To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.It was a beautiful spring day and, in the control room of the nuclear reactor, the workers decided to deactivate the security system for a systems test. As they started to do so, however, the floor of the...

    Inside the Panama Papers: Massive Leak Shows Worldwide Leaders’ Corruption
    Apr05

    Inside the Panama Papers: Massive Leak Shows Worldwide Leaders’ Corruption

    One of the biggest leaks in history exposes how global elites and their relatives hide money in offshore tax havens. “My life is in danger,” read an anonymous message. “No meeting, ever.”“Why are you doing this?” a German newspaper asked.“I want to make these crimes public,” the whistleblower wrote.An enormous cache of documents was just...

    Governments Vow to Find Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets
    Apr05

    Governments Vow to Find Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets

    The full extent and implications from a leak of records about offshore bank accounts from a Panamanian firm are not yet clear, and more stories about them are expected in the coming days, but already governments across the world are pledging investigations or denouncing the reports as unfounded attacks. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela...

    What Trump Has Wrought
    Apr05

    What Trump Has Wrought

    As Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican nomination. Should the Donald fall short of the delegates needed to win on the first ballot, 1,237, there is growing certitude that he will be stopped. First by Ted Cruz;...

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’
    Apr05

    Governments Across The World Open Probes Over ‘Panama Papers’

    By Kylie MacLellan and Elida MorenoLONDON/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialized in setting up offshore companies.The “Panama Papers” revealed...

    ‘Wall of Rock’ proved almost impenetrable in Saskatchewan election
    Apr05

    ‘Wall of Rock’ proved almost impenetrable in Saskatchewan election

    SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Brad Wall’s personal popularity was one of the biggest factors in his coasting to a third straight term as premier of Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Party’s campaign featured just a handful of promises and instead focused on its leader as the province’s promoter around the world and defender of its...

    Panama Papers: Largest Document Leak in History Is ‘Just the Beginning’
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: Largest Document Leak in History Is ‘Just the Beginning’

    A veritable Who’s Who list of billionaires, celebrities and global leaders has been linked to offshore tax shelters, following the extraordinary leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm. The disclosure stunned the world Monday, as presidents and prime ministers attempted to explain their previously unknown ties to hidden...