“The offshore world is not a bunch of independent states exercising their sovereign rights to set their laws and tax systems as they see fit.”

Nicholas Shaxson: …the offshore world is not a bunch of independent states exercising their sovereign rights to set their laws and tax systems as they see fit. It is a set of networks of influence controlled by the world’s major powers, notably Britain, the United States, and some jurisdictions in Europe. Each network is deeply […]

“His other Soviet crew members returned to earth on the Soyuz T-16Z, but his place was taken up by return cargo.”

The best Nigerian email scam so far, hands down: Subject: Nigerian Astronaut Wants To Come Home Dr. Bakare Tunde Astronautics Project Manager National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) Plot 555 Misau Street PMB 437 Garki, Abuja, FCT NIGERIA Dear Mr. Sir, REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE-STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL I am Dr. Bakare Tunde, the cousin of Nigerian […]