The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire

Michael Oswald’s film The Spider’s Web reveals how at the demise of empire, City of London financial interests created a web of secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it in a web of offshore islands. Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British jurisdictions and Britain and its dependencies are the largest global players in the world of international finance.… Read More The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire

Britain Will Seek Coronavirus ‘Herd Immunity’ Covertly or by Default, Thanks to an Inability to Get Anything Done

Suppression of the virus only works if its elimination is near total and an effective system is in place to find, test and isolate new cases. Britain is clearly not one of the countries that can successfully do this… Read More Britain Will Seek Coronavirus ‘Herd Immunity’ Covertly or by Default, Thanks to an Inability to Get Anything Done

News Media Who Ignore The Assange Trial Are Admitting They Don’t Care About Journalism

The prosecution’s argument has shifted from “We can extradite and imprison Assange because he isn’t a journalist” to “We can extradite and imprison Assange because we’re allowed to extradite and imprison journalists.” Most journalists seem perfectly happy with that… Read More News Media Who Ignore The Assange Trial Are Admitting They Don’t Care About Journalism