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Map of capital flight from developing countries #offshore #development

This map from the Guardian gives you an idea of the scale of money escaping developing countries through tax havens. Advertisements

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Animation on how the world of tax havens works #offshoreleaks #taxjustice

If you needed a tour on how secrecy jurisdictions work, check this video out.

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Data Expeditions as a Model for TaxHack #opendata #hackday #NHTG13 #taxjustice

The philosophies and ethos proposed by the group Data Expeditions is a brilliant example of how TaxHack would like to conduct its research: “Data Expeditions are quests to map uncharted territory, discover hidden stories and solve unsolved mysteries in the … Continue reading

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#NHTG13 Projects lining up

Currently, 24 projects are proposed from the National Hack the Government Day, 2013. There’s some really interesting looking stuff starting to appear. Have a scroll down this page to check them out. Examples: Whack-an-MP, Hansardine, Kebabbage, Daily Moan.

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First TaxHack event announced: Introduction to TaxHack 30th April 2013 #taxhack #manchester #opendata #madlab

On 30th of April we’ll be running an introduction session for TaxHack at the Open Data Manchester meeting, at the Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab). Look around the blog and keep an eye out for updates to see what we’ll be … Continue reading

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New dataset uploaded! #taxhack #procurement #manchester

Look to our ‘Links to Datasets’ menu to see files uploaded. The first link contains Manchester City Council spending over £500 from September 2011 to September 2012; with clean, merged tables of ‘total spend’. From here you can see which … Continue reading

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National Hack the Government Day 6/4/2013

TaxHack will be at National Hack the Government Day tomorrow, representing the Manchester Chapter. NHTG13 is part of Rewired State, an organisation that “designs and creates hack events that bring creative developers and industry experts together to solve real-world problems”. … Continue reading

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