Tag: black market

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The Deadly Global War for Sand

Paleram Chauhan, a 52-year-old Indian farmer, was shot dead during the summer of 2013. The reason: his opposition to a gang of criminals stealing his village’s sand to sell on the black market.


Welcome to the Malware-Industrial Complex

How governments and private companies have engaged in digital arms trading by building a global black market for ‘zero day’ hacks.


China’s Black Market City

In mountainous Wenzhou “the emperor is far away” and the freest of markets reign.


The Shadow Superpower

The world’s fastest growing economy isn’t China; it’s the “unheralded alternative economic universe of System D” aka the $10 trillion global black market.