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Your Call's Media Roundtable: Offshore tax havens & the hidden wealth of the global elite

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An estimated eight percent of the world’s household financial wealth is held in offshore tax haven. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll speak with Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jake Bernstein about his new book Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite.

The book chronicles the evolution of the offshore world and details how tax havens let the super-rich and corporations hide their money to avoid paying taxes. 

Guest:

Jake Bernstein, two-time Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and author of Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite

Web Resources:

Jake Bernstein: Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite

Salon: “Secrecy World” enters the White House: What kind of person does business with Trump?

Oxfam: US tax reform will increase poverty and inequality      

Mother Jones: The Republican Tax Bill Will Send More Jobs Overseas

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.