Ralph talks to activist Charles Keil about his work trying to encourage a Department of Peace and economist and journalist James S. Henry tells us how the wealthy hide trillions of dollars in offshore tax havens.
Charles Keil is a peace activist and Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the State University of New York- Buffalo, who is a contributor to the book We Need a Department of Peace . Mr. Keil is also a poet and a musician and has written several books about music and society, including one entitled “Urban Blues.”
James S. Henry is an economist, attorney, and investigative journalist, who has written extensively about global banking, debt crises, tax havens and economic development. He has worked in the corporate world, most notably as chief economist for McKinsey & Co. and as Managing Director of Sag Harbor Group, a strategy consulting firm. He has served as a pro bono cooperating attorney for the New York Civil Liberties Union on First Amendment issues and is the author of the acclaimed investigative economics book The Blood Bankers about the dark side of globalization. He is also a senior advisor at the Tax Justice Network.