James Henry

Weak Underfunded IRS Behind Trump's Wealth and History of Avoiding Taxes

Weak Underfunded IRS Behind Trump’s Wealth and History of Avoiding Taxes

October 4, 2018

Investigative tax attorney James Henry talks about the New York Times’ investigation into the origins of Trump’s wealth, how it is related to tax evasion, and how the US tax system has systematically and increasingly favored the rich    

GOP Tax Bill is Even Worse Than We Think

December 1, 2017

The secretive Senate Republican tax bill is one of the largest wealth transfers to elites in US history, and economist James Henry says its damage to lower-income earners will likely be even worse than thought once its full contents are known

After Indictments, Where is Russiagate Headed?

October 30, 2017

Paul Manafort and former business partner Rick Gates, along with former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos, have been the first people indicted in the Trump-Russia probe. Independent journalist Marcy Wheeler, economist James Henry, and TRNN’s Aaron Mate discuss.

Slain Maltese Journalist Had Powerful Enemies

October 17, 2017

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist who exposed the financial corruption of Maltese elites, has been assassinated in a car bombing. We discuss her life and work with economist and attorney James Henry of the Tax Justice Network

Trump’s Corporate Tax Proposal Would Trigger a Global Race to the Bottom

September 29, 2017

Trump’s proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate will contribute to a global taxation race to the bottom where the losers will be all countries and the winners will be corporations, explains tax justice expert James Henry

What Do We Know About Christopher Wray?

August 3, 2017

Newly confirmed FBI Director Christopher Wray is the most “patrician” and “Wall Street-oriented” lawyer that has ever held the position, says Tax Justice Network’s James Henry

Collusion is the Focus, But Trump Finances May Have More Answers

May 21, 2017

Economist and attorney James Henry analyzes the latest developments in the Russiagate probe, and the unanswered questions surrounding Donald Trump’s business dealings abroad

Time for Trump to Come Clean on Russian Connections and Money Laundering

May 15, 2017

If Trump has nothing to hide, he would have allowed the investigations to continue, to prove that there is nothing improper with his connections to Russia, says investigative journalist James Henry

Why Further Revelations on Trump’s Russian Connections Might Fail to Bring Him Down

March 23, 2017

Investigative journalist James Henry argues that the revelations on Manafort and further inquiry into Trump’s ties to oligarchs are unlikely to produce a ‘silver bullet’ against the administration – and says there’s no substitute for grassroots organizing in preparation for the 2018 elections

Trump’s 2005 Tax Forms: ‘Like Going to Dinner And Being Served Pictures of Food’

March 16, 2017

Economists James Henry and Bill Black hypothesize that there are fraudulent and criminal activities lurking within Trump’s unreleased Tax forms