The War on Savings: the Panama Papers, Bail-Ins, and the Push to Go Cashless

Brown, Ellen
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/04/12/the-war-on-savings-the-panama-papers-bail-ins-and-the-push-to-go-cashless/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  12/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19222

The bombshell publication of the "Panama Papers," leaked from a Panama law firm specializing in shell companies, has triggered both outrage and skepticism. In an April 3, 2016 article titled "Corporate Media Gatekeepers Protect Western 1% From Panama Leak," UK blogger Craig Murray writes that the whistleblower no doubt had good intentions; but he made the mistake of leaking his 11.5 million documents to the corporate-controlled Western media, which released only those few documents incriminating opponents of Western financial interests.

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