Barney Gumble wrote:
Ha, I missed this. I wonder what he has to say about offshore accounts
Varoufakis, back in April wrote:
Off-shore accounts are utterly useless to those who do not want to cheat their own tax authorities. Simple!
He denied it at the time on his blog
. He asked for a retraction from the Times and Telegraph. I take it he didn't get it.
...Our campaign for Transparency Everywhere! can thus begin now, in this post. Below the reader will find, in response to the reports regarding the fees, format and travel costs of my recent and future speeches an account of where I have been, whom have I addressed, complete with fees and travel costs.
List A refers to political speeches I gave (or plan to give) since my resignation from the Greek Ministry of Finance. My fee for delivering the bulk of these speeches was the radical number ‘zero’. In three cases I received a small sum (mainly because the organisers insisted I should).
List B comprises two speeches/appearances which I delivered commercially to maintain my economic independent from vested interests and to my other activities. (Note that this ratio of about 12 to 1, unpaid to paid, appearances was also my practice as an academic prior to 2014, when I decided to throw my hat in the ring of politics)....