Secretive offshore banking has brought capitalism to its knees, increased inequality and stymmied meaningful poverty alleviation. This timely book reveals how tax havens do this, and it also offers policy makers a viable routemap for a progressive alternative. (Nick Mathiason, Business Correspondent, The Observer)
Massive income disparities between rich and poor constitute capitalism's greatest challenge in the 21st century. This book explains the issue and makes a highly intelligent contribution toward its resolution. (Raymond W. Baker, Director, Global Financial Integrity and Guest Scholar at The Brookings Institution)
About the Author
Matti Kohonen is a sociologist who is a founding member of the Tax Justice Network, where he currently works building a global tax justice campaign.
Francine Mestrum is professor at the University of Ghent, Belgium. She is the author of several books on global poverty, inequality and international financial institutions.