Corruption Fighter and India Guru Ramdev Arrested But Continues Campaign Against Political Foes
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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