This episode first aired on the Guardian’s international information podcast Right this moment in Focus.
The monetary secrets and techniques of a few of the world’s most wealthy and highly effective individuals are revealed following one of many greatest leaks of offshore knowledge. The Pandora papers embody 35 present and former world leaders and greater than 300 public officers.
The Guardian’s Paul Lewis tells Michael Safi how the venture took place and the months of labor his investigations group has put into the publication. It’s the newest offshore leak following earlier international journalistic collaborations on the Panama papers and the Paradise papers.
The Guardian’s deputy enterprise editor, Juliette Garside, explains how former British colonial territories have in latest many years used their authorized jurisdictions to draw corporations and rich people to register with them as tax havens.
The editor-in-chief, Katharine Viner, tells Michael that there’s a clear public curiosity in publishing this newest investigation and revealing the secrets and techniques of outstanding politicians at a time when many governments are elevating taxes to fund pandemic restoration efforts.
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