Vadim Nikitin, 21 February 2019
Show More Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World and How to Take It Back by Oliver Bullough.
Profile, 304 pp., £20, September 2018, 978 1 78125 792 0Show More
Dark Commerce: How a New Illicit Economy Is Threatening Our Future by Louise Shelley.
Princeton, 376 pp., £24, October 2018, 978 0 691 17018 3Show More
“... interests to continue to exploit the developing world. This point was made persuasively in Nicholas Shaxson’s book Treasure Islands, Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World.* An Africanist, Shaxson saw in the Western-dominated offshore world nothing less than colonialism by another name. Economically, the ...”