Archive for September 25th, 2020

25/09/2020

‘Tax Abuse, Money Laundering and Corruption Plague the Global Financial System – Urgent Reforms Needed’

Human Wrongs Watch

(UN News)* — Tax abuse, money laundering and corruption, plague the global financial system, a high-level UN panel reported on Thursday [24 September 2020], launching an interim report that underscores the need for urgent reforms to achieve the 2030 Global Goals (SDGs).

World Bank/Philip Schuler | Anti-corruption sign in Namibia.
“Corruption and tax avoidance are rampant. Too many banks are in cahoots and too many Governments are stuck in the past”, said Dalia Grybauskaitė, co-chair of the High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity to Achieve the 2030 Development Agenda (FACTI Panel) and a former president of Lithuania.
25/09/2020

A Photo Gallery of Doomed Children Who Suffered Because of America’s Profitable Wars

Human Wrongs Watch

By Gary G. Kohls, MD | Duty to Warn – TRANSCEND Media Service*

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17 Sep 2020 – This morning I heard courageous patriot and Vietnam War-era whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg interviewed on Democracy Now!.

Referring to the Afghani refugee tragedies on the Greek Island of Lesbos and elsewhere, Ellsberg said:  

“Our government is responsible for the flight of 37, 000,000 refugees worldwide because of United States-initiated wars.”

And he could have added,

“The US is also responsible for the sale of the lethal weapons that militaries and mercenary soldiers use to kill, maim and terrify innocent refugees-to-be all around the world. These weapons and militaries have destroyed families, freedoms, safety, shelter, jobs, food and water supplies, which naturally means that these innocents have to leave their destroyed homelands in search of safety, food, water and a future for them and their children.”

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