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15.10.2018

A “No” to doping is no longer enough

Referendum or no referendum on Tax Proposal 17: the progressive forces in tax policy must develop a sustainable alternative to the doping of profit shifting from abroad.

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6.11.2017

Paradise Papers: Der Unterschied zu den Panama Papers

Auf die «Offshore Leaks» folgten die «Panama Papers», und nun werfen die «Paradise Papers» ein weiteres Schlaglicht auf die Praktiken der Offshore-Industrie.
Online article
5.10.2017

OHCHR | End of mission statement of the United Nations Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cult...

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1.3.2017

Wie man eine Destination in die Armut treibt | TOURISM WATCH Informationsdienst Tourismus und Entwicklung

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15.5.2013

Tax Havens 101: the high cost of going offshore

What are offshore tax havens, who uses them, and how do they work?
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9.4.2013

It's Time to Tackle Tax Havens

Taxes are the most efficient and sustainable means of supporting vital public services like education, healthcare, a legal framework, police force, public transport networks, welfare and much, much more. But the wealthy can escape their...

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12.10.2018

Moneyland : Why Thieves And Crooks Now Rule The World And How To Take It Back / Oliver Bullough

From ruined towns on the edge of Siberia, to Bond-villain lairs in Knightsbridge and Manhattan, something has gone wrong with the workings of the world. Once upon a time, if an official stole money, there wasn't much he could do with it. He could buy himself a new car or build himself a nice house...
Article
17.9.2018

Illicit Financial Flows / Bruno Gurtner... [et al.]

Afrikas Staaten mit ihren teilweise gewaltigen Rohstoffvorkommen verlieren gemäss dem Mbeki-Report aus dem Jahr 2015 jährlich 50 Milliarden USD, die über sogenannte Illicit Financial Flows aus ihren Volkswirtschaften abgezogen werden. Bei ihrer relativ geringen Wirtschaftskraft ist das anteilmässig...
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13.6.2018

Commodities : Switzerland’s most dangerous business / Berne Declaration (ed.)

Today marks the release of the controversial book "Commodities: Switzerland's Most Dangerous Business". The fact-filled and groundbreaking analysis of the industry, as powerful as it is unknown, shows why resource-rich developing countries remain poor while Switzerland-based commodity companies...

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Political article
15.10.2018

A “No” to doping is no longer enough

Referendum or no referendum on Tax Proposal 17: the progressive forces in tax policy must develop a sustainable alternative to the doping of profit shifting from abroad.
Study
8.9.2018

TP17: The tax loopholes for multinationals

Profit shifting by multinational corporations to Switzerland is doing enormous harm to the countries of the global South. The present Tax Proposal 17 (TP17) will not change this – quite the contrary. Alliance Sud research bears this out.
Political article
29.6.2018

Diverting flows

Illicit financial flows are conducive to social inequality and undermine sustainable development. Switzerland's centre-right political movements have long ignored this fact. Two new legal studies now reveal the need for comprehensive action.

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