Sanders: Paradise Papers Expose ‘Rapid Movement Toward International Oligarchy’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says the trove of documents «shows how these billionaires and multinational corporations get richer by hiding their wealth and profits and avoid paying their fair share of taxes.»

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves during a campaign rally at Grand View University, on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The major issue of our time is the rapid movement toward international oligarchy, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) declared in a statement to the Guardian on Monday, which noted that "Sanders' intervention in the debate sparked by the Paradise Papers marks the most prominent political response to the leak in their opening 24 hours." Decrying a world

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Trump’s Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross Responds To Accusations In ‘Paradise Papers’ Leaks

Ross dismissed any suggestion that he considered resigning from his position as commerce secretary when the news broke Sunday night. «No, that is a silly question. There is nothing wrong with anything that was done,» Ross said.

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

After the latest offshore tax investigative bombshell called the "Paradise Papers" - a sequel to last year's Panama Papers - revealed yesterday that Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had indirect business ties with two Russian oligarchs, as well as Vladimir Putin's son-in-law, the secretary who has found himself in hot water over more alleged

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‘Paradise Papers’ Reveal Tax Avoidance, Shady Dealings Of World’s Rich And Powerful

From multiple members of Trump’s cabinet to the British Royal Family, document dump of offshore dealings shows how political leaders—joined by wealthy celebrities and the ultra-rich—shelter their assets, keep shady relationships secret, and game the tax systems of nations around the globe

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Some of the world's wealthiest and most powerful people will be waking up on Monday to discover that some of their best-kept secrets—how they hide their vast wealth and avoid paying taxes—are now being read about in newspapers across the world after the release of a trove of offshore legal and banking documents were leaked to journalists and

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