Corruption

Iraq Protests: A Hot, Thirsty, and Angry Iraq is One Glimpse into the Region’s Future
A Hot, Thirsty, and Angry Iraq is One Glimpse into the Region’s Future

Earlier this month, large parts of southern Iraq rose in tumult and turmoil as hot, thirsty, and angry citizens complained about unemployment, lack of services, corruption, lack of water, and lack of electricity in a country with the world’s fifth largest proven oil reserves.

Kleptocracy and America - Foreign Policy Podcast - Ted Moorman
ProvCast Ep. 12: Kleptocracy and America

What is “kleptocracy,” and what role does the United States play in it? Is the US a kleptocracy? How do anonymous shell companies contribute? In this episode that we recorded late last summer, Ted Moorman answers these questions and more.

An Introduction to Kleptocracy (Extended) - Ted Moorman
An Introduction to Kleptocracy (Extended)

In this extended version of our regular, public Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ted Moorman speaks in more detail about kleptocracy and America’s role in perpetuating foreign corruption.

South African President Zuma Resigns
South African President Zuma Resigns

Facing a parliamentary no-confidence vote after defying orders from the National Executive Committee (NEC) of his African National Congress (ANC) party to step down, President Jacob Zuma has resigned.

Just War Theorists Should Consider how to Fight Corruption
Just War Theorists Should Consider How to Fight Corruption

Corruption exacerbates conflicts when it undermines stability and emboldens actors to continue along the path of violence. Just war theory principles can help fight it.

Can Youth Democracy Movements Survive in Hong Kong?
Can Youth Democracy Movements Survive in Hong Kong?

The biggest demonstration of civil disobedience in China since Tiananmen Square was led by high school youths. The recent protests in Hong Kong have proven that there is a credible movement against the Chinese Communist Party.

Carbon Credits: A Good Idea for Environmentalists, Not Such a Good Idea for Amazon Tribal Population
Carbon Credits: A Good Idea for Environmentalists, Not Such a Good Idea for Amazon Tribal Population

For big industries and environmental NGOs, purchasing UN-sanctioned carbon credits in indigenous reservations seemed to be a good idea. However, the morality of the whole thing is gray.

A Quick Primer on the Role of the U.S. in Foreign Kleptocracy and Corruption
A Quick Primer on the Role of the U.S. in Foreign Kleptocracy and Corruption

The problem is that the U.S. is the world’s home for corruption. The corrupt inside our borders use the same system as the corrupt outside our borders.

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