Financial Secrecy Index

Corruption. We’re the experts: the British. Not the Nigerians, the Columbians, the Burmese or the Chinese. And it’s great that these guys have started this website here. It’s part of the Tax Justice Network. And while I don’t agree with some of their ideology – they broadly favour controlled free markets, but free free markets might be how they’d put it – I welcome their efforts to expose corruption in the City of London and other influential financial centres of the West. And they are also not so fond of Bob ‘n’ Bono, which has to be a good thing, although they recently gave Bob Geldof a guarded pat on his skinny arse.

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