From the selectivity of the leaks from this largest of strategic data dumps in all history, it is pretty clear to anyone with any ability to distinguish anything that the Anglosphere is notably absent and unimplicated by the mega-shaming Panama Papers. James Corbett calls this “patently ridiculous.”
We know that all of the corrupt elites worldwide engage in offshore banking, so why don’t we see mention of just one transnational corporation or just one Wall Street bankster – or even one of the thousands of denizens of the US Government, currently profiting from every kind of kickback imaginable, including the trafficking of Afghan heroin, that’s led to the skyrocketing of US heroin overdoses?
Because the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) tasked with releasing this information (that you and I will never get to see for ourselves) is funded and directed, almost in its entirety by the US-based Center for Public Integrity, which, in turn is funded by such organizations as the Ford Foundation, Carnegie Endowment, Rockefeller Family Fund, WK Kellogg Foundation and the Open Society Foundation (Georg Soros).
As Craig Murray, former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan writes in his article, Corporate Media Gatekeepers Protect Western 1% From Panama Leak:
“Do not expect a genuine expose…The dirty secrets of western corporations will remain unpublished.”
We shall see. MSNBC reported that we could expect to see some big American names to come out soon…