Tagged: Political Corruption

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Into The Amoral Blue Yonder

With a falling heart I’ve watched our descent into the slimy, sewage, gutter-filled reality of what politics has devolved into. With Roy Moore’s electoral loss yesterday, weaponized accusations will be standard fare going forward,...

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Not So Charitable Charity

Charities are good and above reproach, right? When I was young (and naive) I believed in the collective lie that we tell ourselves. That charities and NGOs are firmly planted in the category “good”...

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Dereliction of Duty

“We can no-longer depend upon the United States” has become an increasingly common statement uttered by European politicians. They are of course referring to Donald Trump’s demand that European NATO member states start contributing...

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Beyond The Surface

If you want to truly understand the politics of the modern world, you have to dig deeper than the surface. Politicians, activists, organizations, media actors and other interested parties often cloak their real intentions...

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Honest Corruption

Sometimes I get the feeling that the United States is in a better situation than Norway in regard to corrupt politicians. In international rankings Norway scores way ahead of the US in terms of...