“The Tax Justice Network estimated in 2005 that the tax revenue lost globally to off shore havens like the one the Panama papers has revealed to the world in such dramatic fashion (which is really just the tip of the iceberg) is around $255billion ($273billion in today’s money) every single year. If we’d have stopped this lost tax flowing out of our countries in 2002, the TJN calculate that ‘global poverty would be permanently eradicated, way beyond the goals of the international targets on halving global poverty by 2015’. That’s quite difficult to read in 2016, when over a billion people still live in poverty and 22,000 children a day die because of it – it doesn’t have to be like this.” Sickening, truly unjust this world is


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