The rats leaving a falling house
Corruption

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related: aid, ethics

Corruption = Abusing public position to acquire a private gain

Events

December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day

Recommended Viewing/Listening

Should We Give Aid to Countries Whose Governments are Corrupt? - Good governance is central to a country functioning well, and corruption is the enemy of good governance. It is a serious crime that undermines social and economic development, and can even make fragile countries dysfunctional. Fighting corruption is a global concern because it is found in both rich and poor countries, but evidence shows it hurts poor societies more.
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Buzzword Bingo

accountability - aid - benefits - bribe - bribery - charity - citizens - collaboration - conversastion - corruption - development - disincentive - ethics - equitable - empowerment - engagement - evaluation - government - governance - inequality - measurement - ngo - perception - poverty - risk - risk adverse - robbery - state capture - theft - transparency - vicious cycle - zero sum gain

State Capture
http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/zuma-knew-about-gupta-state-capture-deals-maimane-2090271
http://qz.com/825789/state-capture-jacob-zuma-the-guptas-and-corruption-in-south-africa

UK
http://www.taxjustice.net/2016/05/11/what-would-a-good-result-for-this-weeks-london-anti-corruption-summit-look-like
http://www.taxjustice.net/2016/05/12/anti-corruption-summit-uk-climbdown-but-momentum-grows
https://twitter.com/TaxJusticeNet

Russia
https://twitter.com/i/moments/845949916950102016

Kleptocracy Tours

Kleptocracy Tours
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/tour-shines-light-where-billionaires-stash-their-dirty-money-n567556

Transparency International

Transparency International
faqs on corruption
corruption perceptions index
global corruption report
http://www.transparency.org/cpi2012/results

Global witness

https://www.globalwitness.org
https://www.globalwitness.org/en
https://twitter.com/global_witness

Headlines
http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21716105-revelations-wholesale-bribery-may-mark-turning-point-latin-americas-battle-against

Mexico
http://www.huffingtonpost.com.mx/2016/11/29/la-generacion-de-gobernadores-mas-corruptos-en-la-historia-de-me

Elsewhere on the Web

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/reports/hidden-menace
http://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/citizens-against-corruption-what-works-findings-200-projects-53-countries
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/05/the-problem-with-pikettys-inequality-formula/371653
http://littlesis.org - https://twitter.com/twittlesis

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Videos

Lawrence Lessig's March to End Corruption from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.