William Minter

William Minter is the editor of AfricaFocus Bulletin

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Corporations like Aircastle use tax shelters like Bermuda or Mauritius to legally avoid millions in taxes that would otherwise support services in countries where they do business. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Corporations Getting to Zero With GOP's Inside Help on Tax Avoidance
Aircastle Ltd. is not a household name, but if you’ve flown on South African Airways, KLM, or any of more than 80 other airlines, you’ve probably traveled on an airplane the Connecticut-based company owns and manages. The company´s business model is based on buying, selling, and leasing aircraft...
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Port Arthur, Texas underwater (SC National Guard / Flickr) Views
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
The Green New Deal Must Be Global
June 2019 was the hottest June in recorded history . July was even hotter — in fact, it was the hottest month ever recorded worldwide , as a wide swath of the continental United States sweltered with heat indexes of over 100 degrees. Unless new action is taken to curb emissions driving the climate...
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Cyclone damage in Buzi, Mozambique (Photo: Mozambique National Institute for Disaster Management) Views
Friday, April 05, 2019
In the Wake of Cyclone Idai, the North Has a Climate Debt to Pay
Weeks after Cyclone Idai struck the coast of Mozambique, near Beira, the flood waters have receded to reveal a shattered landscape. Houses and roads were washed away; crops awaiting harvest were destroyed. Confirmed deaths number in the high hundreds across Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, with...
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