Despite a VICE investigation—and the small sliver of sunlight it shined on Mossack Fonseca's dealings—the firm is still up to its old tricks.
As members of a broadly liberal society, we love to cast judgment on our peers. But castigating shady landlords on the internet may not achieve all that much for average renters.
Along with the Iraq War, freedom fries, and Dick Cheney shooting a friend in the face, the Bush administration was known for hyper-aggressive interrogation and detention policies.
Maybe some kind of twisted marriage between Wall Street megabanks and the US global surveillance regime was inevitable, but not even a total cynic could have expected former NSA boss Keith Alexander to cash in this hard, this fast.
Money is speech and if you don't have the former, you don't have the latter.