Tag Archives: corruption

Zuma’s Grand Corruption

South Africa’s clean government activists have prevailed against the former president, but it will take time to undo his damage.

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Trump’s Budget Priorities: Crimes Against Humanity?

President Trump’s proposed budget highlights the increasing White House determination to find military solutions to the world’s ills.

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Zuma’s Fall: Why is South Africa So Divided?

Though the economy suffered during his tenure, Zuma was a shining example of what a better life could mean for rural South Africans.

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Curtains for Zuma

With South Africa’s president out, what lies ahead for South Africa and the rest of the African continent?

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South Korea: Corruption & Self-Censorship

Press freedom in South Korea is slipping and public perception of corruption is rising.

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US Campaign Finance: Reining In America’s Oligarchs

Why can’t the U.S. follow the example of other, truly democratic nations in limiting the influence that very rich people can have on elections?

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Seven Challenges for an Asian Century

To reach its full potential, Asia will need to overcome seven key challenges in the 21st century.

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Wall Street Impunity: Why Kleptocrats Love America

Those at the top of Wall Street finance know that what they do may be wrong – but not necessarily illegal. And so they carry on, under the “watchful” eye of US authorities.

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Trump Pushes for American Authoritarianism – With Success

At the end of Trump’s first year in office, the U.S. faces graver challenges than in many generations.

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Corruption: The Root of Much Human Evil

Decent nations appear helpless against the spread of corruption. Their own elites keep promoting the racket.

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