Taxation is wrongly viewed by many as an unlikely place to encounter big societal questions about democracy, equity or good governance. It is the opposite.
Worldwide Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
Worldwide corruption is a major obstacle to democracy and the rule of law. In a democratic system, offices and institutions lose their legitimacy when they’re misused for private advantage. This is harmful in established democracies, but even more so in newly emerging ones. It is extremely challenging to develop accountable political leadership in a corrupt climate. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on Corruption in America.
The diamond industry must deliver on its promise that consumers can trust the diamonds they purchase are sourced, traded, and processed responsibly.
Ethiopia’s attorney general said on Monday that a five-month long investigation at huge military-run conglomerate METEC has revealed vast corruption.
Very few details have emerged about the coup, as the government has tried to keep a tight lid on information. What we do know, however, raises a great number of suspicions.
Philippines former first lady Imelda Marcos will have to appeal a corruption case in court to avoid jail and her seat in congress.
Journalist arrested by authorities in Iran for writing about government corruption is latest of other detentions that have drawn international concern.
Zimbabwean parliamentarian and former Information Technology Minister Supa Mandiwanzira has been arrested for corruption charges when he was in office.
Populism is a threat to democracy primarily because it holds the potential of providing the state with a moral status that it otherwise lacks
The biggest corruption scandal in Latin America’s history has emerged from Brazil’s Petrobras and spread its tentacles across the region and beyond.
Several attacks and at least one killing has compelled some journalists and free speech advocates to take a stand against intimidation tactics in Russia.