James S. Henry
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Death and Taxes
Ladies and Gentlemen, Take Your Places

The global tax race to the bottom is about to begin.

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Reviews
Sideswiping the White-Collar Crime Wave

Amidst a rising tide of corporate crime in the United States, “white collar” criminal prosecutions and convictions are at their lowest levels in decades.

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Crime Pays
The Economics of the Global “Bankster” Crime Wave

The system for prosecuting transnational white-collar financial crimes has broken down almost completely. The good news is that this problem does not require elegant or especially complex solutions.

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Well-Connected Guys
No Wray

Congress should consider taking another look at Christopher Wray, President Trump’s pick to head up the FBI.

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Russia & The West
The Curious World of Donald Trump’s Private Russian Connections

Did the American people really know they were putting such a “well-connected” guy in the White House?

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Big Bills
Come on in, the Party’s Nearly Over

Years too late, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary and the ECB finally agree that “Big Bills” are a problem.

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The Lord's Work
Let’s Make the Vatican Bank a Bank

Pope Francis has a bank and wants to help the poor. The poor need low-cost banking services. It’s a match made in Heaven.

Political Economy & The State
Big Bills

How Western central bankers and Treasury Secretaries cater to illicit drug syndicates, money-launderers, racketeers, and kleptocrats.

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The Russian Money-Go-Round
Ukraine’s Debt And Putin’s Upper Hand

Follow the money. It shows the way that European financial institutions see their interests regarding Russia and Ukraine.

Justice for All or Justice for Sale? [Update]

Update: June 3, 2013 (see below). We might have thought that it would be hard to top the Obama Administration’s recent fiascos with respect to the administration of justice. So far the hit parade includes the IRS’s “unintentional” persecution of small-fry Tea Party groups, the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s)  warrantless spying on a score […]

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