Posts Tagged: Corruption
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Thousands of poor Brazilians were evicted from their homes to build multimillion-dollar World Cup stadiums that may never be used again. Now Brazilians are fighting back.
The South Korean government is now bearing the brunt of the public’s wrath over the Sewol ferry tragedy.
Russia’s response to the Ukrainian crisis and the Olympic Games in Sochi are essentially rooted in the same impetus: Putin’s geopolitical ambitions.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.
Thailand's anti-corruption protesters appear to have lost faith in the key tenet of representative democracy: rule by people or parties elected by the majority of citizens.
Over the last decade, thousands of Chinese gold-seekers have streamed into Ghana, falling into conflict with local authorities and rival miners.
A mindless, voracious invasive species threatens to take over politics as surely as the maritime version took over the Black Sea.
It's time to relegate the bankrupt counterinsurgency doctrine into the “dustbin of history.”
China’s broken and thuggish legal system is producing a new brand of “terrorism.”