The Malta Independent 15 November 2018, Thursday

Launch of 'L-Aqwa fl-Ewropa. Il-Panama Papers u l-Poter' by Mark A. Sammut

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 16:03 Last update: about 3 years ago

Dr Mark A. Sammut today launched his latest book L-Aqwa fl-Ewropa. Il-Panama Papers u l-Poter. The launch was chaired by Dr Simon Mercieca.

The book deals with the scandal that has traumatised the Maltese electorate in the last few months. It casts light on the Mossack Fonseca law firm in Panama and the reasons why the wealthy and the powerful ask this law firm to hide their wealth in secret companies in Panama.

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The book analyses the background to the scandal, the web of companies and contracts, and the reasons why Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri should have resigned their posts.

The book also analyses the neoliberal policies of Joseph Muscat's government.

Dr Sammut was a Labour candidate in the 1996 and 1998 elections and had a prominent role in the Labour campaign of 2003.

The book is for sale in major outlets.

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