"What are Russian Oligarchs Doing in US Tax Havens?"
Most people associate tax havens with small countries and tropical islands. But it turns out that the United States is one of the largest repositories for fortunes and assets whose owners want to keep their value a secret. Chuck Collins, noted author and Director of the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies, explores how state policies help hide money and the price that we all pay for policies that encourage wealth hoarding and tax evasions. Listen or download here.
AfD Radio: Corporations and Democracy
"Corporations and Democracy" radio, now in its 20th year, is produced and hosted by AfD members and friends on KZYX&Z-FM, Mendocino County Public Broadcasting. The shows feature interviews with local and nationally-known activists, journalists, authors, and policy-makers. You can listen live on air on the second Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. Pacific at 90.7, 91.5, and 88.3 FM in Mendocino County, California, or access the livestream at the station's website.
The show's hosts are Annie Esposito and Steve Scalmanini.
After the broadcast, you can listen or download podcasts here. We also archive past shows on this page.
Whether the focus is local or international, "Corporations and Democracy" looks at how corporate rule stands at odds with good public policy on a range of issues, and provides an opportunity for listeners to learn what individuals and communities are doing at the grassroots to build better and more sustainable alternatives.
If you'd like to find out how to air "Corporations and Democracy" on your local non-commercial radio station, please contact us.