Edition 87: March’19

In the March 2019 Taxcast: we discuss misleading reporting from the mainstream media on the financial crisis: it was overloaded with finance ‘experts’, fed us all sorts of misunderstandings on the financial crash, sold us the austerity narrative and omitted alternative solutions. Plus: two huge court case tax and social justice wins – firstly, an unprecedented case in Kenya by Tax Justice Network Africa against the tax haven of Mauritius. Secondly, a US court has ruled that international financial institutions like the IMF and the World Bank CAN be sued when their development projects hurt communities. And we’re happy to report that the EU Commission WILL now investigate one of the cases exposed by the #LuxLeaks whistleblowers…

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