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]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Titan on Values and the 2020 Election Risks

A personal perspective from an American Jew at a truly momentous time in U.S. history.

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Two Bombshell Legal Surprises on the Eve of the US Election?

Two very different political clocks are ticking on the calendars of public prosecutors that could influence the 2020 US election. One has Republicans worried, the other the Democrats.

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Trump and Corruption: Who Cares in the Time of COVID?

The Art of Undermining, or: How easily U.S. President Donald Trump gets away with corruption.

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COVID 19: Assessing the Global Corruption Fallout

Corruption is bad today, but bound to get worse. Governments’ response to the COVID 19 pandemic amplifies the opportunities for abuse.

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Argentina: Greed, Bonds, COVID and Your Cash

Argentina has defaulted on its debts, again. Will the IMF and investors be merciful?

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March 23, 2020: The Day the US Economy Did Not Crash

The day when Fed Chairman Jerome Powell rode in to rescue financial markets to prevent their complete freezing up could have entered our history books as another global mega-crash.

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What Does Putin Have on Trump?

A rare moment of bipartisanship of today’s hyper-partisan Washington — and what it means for Russia, President Trump and holding clean elections on November 3.

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Trump’s Total Control of Vast Virus-Aid Fund

It used to be said that beggars can’t be choosers. That obviously no longer applies in the United States of today. Corporations set the terms of their bailouts.

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Time to Write Deutsche Bank’s Obituary?

Deutsche Bank, once the powerhouse of the German economy, is being battered ever harder by the fallout from ferocious crises, with no safe harbor in sight.

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Trump’s Sense of “Justice”: Ever More Troubling

Forget the idea of the U.S. separation of powers. Donald Trump is annexing the entire U.S. justice system.

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