Much attention has been dedicated to the spread of disinformation, but little focus has been placed on state-sponsored disinformation.
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.
Famed investor Bill Browder believes Putin and oligarchs have stolen a trillion USD from the Russia people since the Soviet Union collapsed.
The problems that we are dealing with are because of the consistent misrepresentation of truth as well as the rich targeting our society’s weaknesses.
After years of helping Putin dominate Russia, it is critical to assess the power that the oligarchs have over him has he attacks Ukraine.
White privilege, misogyny, impunity at the UN create a toxic work environment that even impacts how UN projects are implemented, expert.
The war on Ukraine is an eyeopener. Putin’s regime is propped up by oligarchs. The war is an opportunity for tough sanctions on them.
Throughout Europe, Putin’s influence machine has worked hard to undermine women’s and LGBTIQ rights – sowing disinformation.
Despite Switzerland looking into allegations of corruption in FIFA and IOC which it hosts, and despite improvements, problems remain.
ICIJ investigations over the years have uncovered massive money movements by prominent Russians close to President Vladimir Putin.
A massive leak from one of the world’s biggest private banks, Credit Suisse, has exposed the hidden wealth of clients involved in serious crimes.