Read of the Day: The League of Secrecy

Why has a Christian anti-poverty NGO issued a report about secrecy in British football? It’s not just because tithing Premier League salaries could dent global poverty — Christian Aid’s “Blowing the Whistle” uses football’s lack of transparency “to draw attention to wider points about financial secrecy and the damage that…tax havens can wreak on economies in the developing world.” Here’s just one eye-opener: Leeds United places only 7th in the report’s “Secrecy League.” (Mark/Twohundredpercent)

(Image: The Glass Pyramid outside the Dayeh Takashimaya Department Store, Taipei City. Image credit: Spitzgogo_CHEN (Nokia 62301)/Flickr through a Creative Commons license.)

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