• Tax justice and why little has changed since Heart of Darkness

    10 août 2016, par Nick Dearden

    In 1899, Joseph Conrad wrote a novel which starts in the ever-so-civilised London of the late nineteenth century. It’s called Heart of Darkness, many of you will know it, and essentially it’s about a trader from a transnational corporation, who journeys upriver in Congo to buy ivory, and ends up worshipped as a tyrannical god in the middle of the jungle.
    And on that trip the antihero recognises, through the horrors he has seen and perpetrated in African countries, in the name of his business of course, the utter savagery on which our so-called civilisation is built.
    When I first heard (...)

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