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Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger is the Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and Chair of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. For twenty years he was Editor in Chief of The Guardian. He sits on the Facebook Oversight Board. His most recent book is News and How to Use It. (May 2021)

The cellist Sergei Roldugin, left, with Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev at the St. Petersburg House of Music, November 2009. The Panama Papers show that Roldugin, one of Putin’s old friends, is linked to a number of offshore companies worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

The Big Stash of the Big Rich: What Can We Know?

Will the revelations lead not only to prosecution, but to effective prevention of attempts to avoid paying billions in taxes?

The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money

by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier

Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens

by Nicholas Shaxson

The Offshore World: Sovereign Markets, Virtual Places, and Nomad Millionaires

by Ronen Palan

The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens

by Gabriel Zucman, translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan, with a foreword by Thomas Piketty

The Great Tax Robbery: How Britain Became a Tax Haven for Fat Cats and Big Business

by Richard Brooks

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November 10, 2016 issue

Panama: The Hidden Trillions

A message pinged onto a reporter’s laptop: “Hello. This is John doe. Interested in data? I’m happy to share.”

The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money

by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier

Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens

by Nicholas Shaxson

The Offshore World: Sovereign Markets, Virtual Places, and Nomad Millionaires

by Ronen Palan

The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens

by Gabriel Zucman, translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan, with a foreword by Thomas Piketty

The Great Tax Robbery: How Britain Became a Tax Haven for Fat Cats and Big Business

by Richard Brooks

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October 27, 2016 issue

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