A new Center for American Progress report offers an all-out road map for how democracies can tackle the problem of kleptocracy.
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.
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African leaders meeting at the African Union Summit must redouble their efforts to tackle the root causes of corruption.
Pecreptions of public corruption worsened in most Southeast and Central European countries according to the newest report.
Australia’s weak donation laws are allowing political parties to hide the origins of $1bn in income.
The index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople.
A domestic investigation riddled with due process violations and allegations of political interference suffers delay after delay.
Russian environmental activist has offered elaborate details about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rumored palace by the Black Sea.