The western elite is preventing us from going after the assets of Russia’s hyper-rich Thomas Piketty The Guardian March 16, 2022
Why has no progress been made on an international financial registry? One simple reason: wealthy westerners don’t want one.
The search for oligarchs’ wealth in U.S. is hindered by investment loopholes Todd C. Frankel Washington Post March 16, 2022
Finding yachts and mansions is easier than uncovering money in private equity funds that don’t need to adopt anti-corruption rules, experts say.
How Putin’s oligarchs bought London Patrick Radden Keefe New Yorker March 17, 2022
From banking to boarding schools, the British establishment has long been at their service, discretion guaranteed.
Black farmers fear foreclosure as debt relief remains frozen Alan Rappeport New York Times February 21, 2022
Lawsuits from white farmers have blocked $4 billion of pandemic aid that was allocated to Black farmers in the American Rescue Plan.
Riding a horse is tradition for Indian grooms — except Dalits, who face caste violence. One district is fighting back. Niha Masih Washington Post February 21, 2022
‘How Civil Wars Start,’ a warning about the state of the union Reviewed by Jennifer Szalai New York Times January 3, 2022
Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler: A Marine hero who saw himself as a ‘racketeer for capitalism’ Reviewed by Eric Rauchway Washington Post January 21, 2022
Foreign seafarers say they were tricked into servitude on Iranian ships Katie McQue Washington Post January 14, 2022
Iranian shipping companies in league with international recruiting firms have been forcing large numbers of Indian seafarers to work in dangerous conditions, often with little or no pay…