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Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

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Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

"A huge problem," warns the European Commission. Each year, hundreds of billions of euros escape public budgets. These amounts are enough to make the sacrifices made in the name of austerity look ridiculous. [...]

October 16, 2013 Authors: Ariel Dumont, Christelle Granja, Delphine Nerbollier, Tristan de Bourbon

New interview with Rudolf Elmer: “The focus in my case has so far entirely been on incriminating evidence”

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New interview with Rudolf Elmer: “The focus in my case has so far entirely been on incriminating evidence”

Since our last interview with one of the most prominent whistleblowers - Rudolf Elmer - his case has made some significant advances, such as the recognition by the Zurich High Court judges that the prosecution has done a "sloppy job" when investigating the case, and the order to work on it anew. That is not [...]

May 6, 2013

Defending the right to publish

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Defending the right to publish

I had just finished the below article when I found out about the arrest warrant against Kostas Vaxevanis, the publisher of Hot Doc magazine. This move is so offensive to the freedom of the press that the only thing I would change is the characterisations. In lay terms, I would start the slam about the [...]

October 27, 2012 Author: Yannis Boyopoulos

Interview with Noam Chomsky

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Interview with Noam Chomsky

Well, I’m afraid that these are signs of desperation. The Greek population is being squeezed beyond the capacity to endure. I mean, it’s not becoming southern Africa, it’s still a relatively well-off country by international standards, but it’s being driven down to living standards of the 1960s and maybe earlier. And that’s [...]

October 13, 2012 Author: Michalis Nevradakis