Democracy is at stake, pleads OECD's Angel Gurria
It's not often you hear passionate statements about tax.
"Citizens are already losing faith in their banks and the financial system. If big corporations fail to pay tax ... it will undermine democracy. This is about the survival of democracy."
Hamida Ghafour is a foreign affairs reporter at The Star. She has lived and worked in the Middle East and Asia for more than 10 years and is author of a book on Afghanistan. Follow her on Twitter @HamidaGhafour