Frank Vogl

Frank Vogl is co-founder of Transparency International and author of Waging War on Corruption: Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power. [Washington D.C., United States]

Pakistan: Booting Out Sharif

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being kicked out of office for corruption is a triumph for transparency and justice.

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Trump’s Woes – But No Fatal Evidence So Far

There is no “smoking gun” yet.

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Brazil: A Fallen Hero and the Start of a New Era?

Lula’s sentence is a signal to all of Latin America that justice can prevail. From Mexico to the tip of Argentina, corruption has pervaded politics for decades. Now is the time to fix it for good.

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Trump’s Systematic Strategy to Abuse Power

Trump tramples on law enforcement in ways commonly associated only with dictatorships.

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The Worst Human Crisis Since World War Two

America turns its back on the world’s starving – will the G20 come to the rescue?

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Trump and Russia: Just Follow the Money

The G7 summit communiqué surprisingly contains a direct and troublesome admonition for US President Donald Trump.

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Africa: A Massive Tragedy That Could Be Avoided

The issue of the intense connection between corruption and violence fails to secure the attention it deserves.

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Trump’s Era of Disorder

The U.S. President is challenging the U.S. constitutional provisions designed to prevent the abuse of public office.

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Trump Delivers for His Wall Street Pals

Wall Street rejoices as tough U.S. prosecutors are fired and rules abandoned.

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Fake News: Trump and Netanyahu

We need fact-checkers now, more than ever. But are they a real deterrence to politicians who lie?

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