Why targets of deliberate deception often hesitate to admit they’ve been deceived
Lawyers and doctors are supposed to work in the public interest—but seldom face punishment when they subvert it.
Blowing off tax obligations and public-health dictates makes the president an all too typical member of a self-indulgent global elite.
Their admiration for ingenuity and gumption leaves room for opportunists.
For the one percent, a good adviser acts as a bookkeeper, a confidante, and, on occasion, a fishmonger.
Seeking prosperity through lax business and tax regulations leaves countries worse off.
The German sociologist Jens Beckert argues that literary theory can help explain what economics fails to.
Mossack Fonseca kept its clients largely on the right side of the law. Indeed, that’s entirely the point.
The holiday is no longer just about great deals—it’s a cultural spectacle, a capitalist equivalent of the Running of the Bulls.
Perhaps in theory there are ways to fix tax avoidance, but they aren’t politically feasible.
A sociologist realized that if she were ever going to understand global inequality she would have to become one of the people who helps create it. So she trained to become a wealth manager to the ultra-rich.