Trillions of dollars have sloshed into offshore tax havens. Here’s how to get it back David Scharfenberg Boston Globe January 20, 2018
See this page The Hidden Wealth of Nations for further book reviews and informative slide presentations by Zucman.
Cover of The Hidden Wealth of Nations Credit: University of Chicago Press
Sinking in the Swamp review: dispatches from the belly of the Trumpian beast Lloyd Green The Guardian February 10, 2020
Cover of Sinking in the Swamp by Lachlan Markay and Asawin Suebsaeng Credit: Penguin Random House
A government insider exposes the industry playbook for undermining evidence-based policy Sheril Kirshenbaum Science February 10, 2020
His book offers account after account of unethical bad actors working against the public good on issues ranging from asbestos to climate change. Powerful firms and individuals seeking personal gain repeat the tactics of a well-worn playbook of denial and misdirection proven effective by Big Tobacco more than 50 years ago. Michaels pulls no punches, naming the corporations and people responsible for fraud, deception, and even what he terms “climate terrorism.” He reveals the dirty ways that industries have succeeded at shaping their own narratives regarding safety and health by producing articles and diversions designed to deny and distort science while confusing the public.
Cover of The Triumph of Doubt by David Michaels Credit: Oxford University Press
The field guide to tyranny Adam Gopnik The New Yorker December 23, 2019
Dictators tend to share the same ugly manner because all seek the same effect: not charm but intimidation.
Cover of How to Be a Dictator Credit: Bloomsbury