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Obama Administration To Decide On Future Of Atlantic Drilling

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Southern politicians and energy industry groups are increasing the push to allow drilling off the U.S. Atlantic Coast for oil a...

The Benefits Of Going 'Offshore' For Retirees

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

The point is that in many cases, 'offshore' isn't about banking and secrecy... it's really about internationalizing your life. It's about taking the best possible advantage of perfectly legal opportunities and structures in other countries that allow you live a better quality of life for less money.

Facebook Uses 'Double Irish' Dodge To Pay Less Than 1 Percent In Foreign Taxes

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

Social media giant Facebook is the latest American corporation to use its offshore entities as a way to dodge the taxman, paying only a 0.3 percent ta...

Offshore Secrets Reveal Shadowy Side Of Big Industry

The Guardian | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

The existence of an extraordinary global network of sham company directors, most of them British, can be revealed. The UK government claims such ab...

Zach Carter

'Dirty' Secrets: Romney Leaves Household Help Pay Out Of Tax Returns

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 379-page tax return for 2011 on Friday. Enclosed were the names of his foreign investm...

Manufacturing Pain Far From Over

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Investment in foreign plants rising, domestic falling * Manufacturing job recovery minimal * Fewer service jobs remain...

Case Reveals Potential Tax Evasion Links At Swiss Banks

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

* Indictment of 3 Wegelin bankers highlights ties * Inter-bank links key to U.S. tax evasion crackdown * Authorities eye...

Wyoming House Acts As Business Haven For 2,000 Companies

Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

CHEYENNE, ATLANTA (Kelly Carr and Brian Grow) - The secretive business havens of Cyprus and the Cayman Islands face a potent rival: Cheyenne, Wyom...

Foundations, Insiders and IPOs: Back Door Influence and Abuse

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The wasteful, immoral use of "nonprofit" foundations as ways to funnel monies, evade taxes and influence politics not just at home but abroad, needs to be investigated.

"The Gulf Appears To Be Bleeding:" Institute for Southern Studies

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

The Institute for Southern Studies (ISS) features a compelling video on its website that documents an overflight at ground zero of the British Petrol...

NRDC Calls for a Time-Out on New Offshore Drilling Activities

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

We believe that, in light of this recent tragedy, there should be a time-out on any action to proceed with new offshore drilling until there has been a full and independent investigation of the causes of this blowout.

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

The Secrets To Goldman Sachs' Success: Contrary Bets, Predatory Lending, Government Connections, Offshore Tax Havens

McClatchy | Greg Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- In 2006 and 2007, Goldman Sachs Group peddled more than $40 billion in securities backed by at least 200,000 risky home mortgages, but n...

Sarah Palin's Empty Promise

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Encouraging the auto industry to adhere to higher standards and pursue hybrid technology will reduce our dependence on all oil. Drill, baby, drill? No. Think, baby, think.

Is Offshoring America's Healthcare Next?

Scott Lachut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Lachut

Citing the rising cost of healthcare, several insurers have taken a page out of travel guides for "medical tourism" and begun toying with the idea of sending their patients abroad for routine surgeries.