On FIFA and the hunt for culture
"I was in Zurich last week and I was shocked that the discussions taking place were not about the merits of where to host a World Cup but who was doing deals with who, and that does not feel right."Well said.
But in fact this intro is just a rather cheap and tangential way for us to put a tax justice angle on something rather uncultured that has set Britain twittering and giggling this morning. James Naughtie, one of the country's most venerable and respected broadcasters said this.(Caution: contains unintended foul language.)
If you haven't heard it yet - have a listen. It's only 12 seconds long. A longer clip, with the hilarious aftermath, is here.
And in a similar vein, this old letter is quite titillating, too. Click to enlarge.
Sorry - back to more mainstream tax justice issues soon.