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Brexit Agreement: A Deal Between German Manufacturing and UK Finance Sectors

Brexit Agreement: A Deal Between German Manufacturing and UK Finance Sectors

November 15, 2018

As Britain’s Theresa May inches closer towards a final Brexit agreement, for leaving the European Union, behind the scenes it is not quite the compromise politicians and the media make it out to be, says economist John Weeks

Apple: The Biggest Tax Cheaters in History Repatriate Profits Under Trump’s Tax Bill

January 22, 2018

What Apple did was outright illegal according to the European Union, but instead of taking legal action against Apple for tax evasion, the Trump tax bill will reward them says white-collar criminologist Bill Black

£1.5B Tory-DUP Deal Could Rupture the Northern Ireland Peace Pact

July 2, 2017

The way the money is actually being spent could create greater rift in an already divided community in Northern Ireland

The Laura Flanders Show

April 21, 2017
The question of Irish sovereignty still looms large. In this special report, Laura Flanders returns to Ireland, 30 years after first reporting on the so-called “Troubles”.

Tax Wars

August 31, 2016
Economist James Henry discusses the recent ruling by the European Commission that Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion because its tax benefits there are illegal

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

December 4, 2013
James Henry: Canadian companies use Barbados as a tax haven to reduce their taxes from 24 percent to 2.5 percent, leaving Barbados with revenue shortage

Caught On Tape: Irish Bankers Laugh About Never Repaying Bailout

July 3, 2013

Bill Black: Tapes reveal Anglo Irish Bank executives laughed as they manipulated Irish Government into 16 billion dollar bailout the knew they would never repay

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa