The combative populist Marine Le Pen of the right-wing National Front flew to Moscow to meet with Putin
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.
South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-president Park Geun-hye on high-profile corruption
Rising dangers to Indian democracy are manifesting themselves in voting machine conspiracy theories
Advances made through democratic policies in Brazil could be wiped out through the scourge of corruption
For a better future, South Africans need to unite across class, race and party political lines
Discretionary power over use of funds by political parties must be exercised justly, fairy, honestly, and, above all, rationally in order to build viable and democratic institutions.
Anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny posted a report detailing the corruption of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
Reaction in South Korea to the arrest of impeached President Park Geun-hye has been relatively restrained
The story of how Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has become the target of a public outcry
Impeached South Korean President Park Geun Hye has now lost her title of “queen of elections”