WorldViews: corruption

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 04/09/2014

No more shark fins, whiskey and Prada: The strange signs of China’s corruption crackdown

President Xi Jinping, when he came to power, said it was time for his colleagues to “take baths” to purify themselves from greed.

By Adam Taylor  |  04:44 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, corruption, Xi Jinping

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Map: The most- and least-corrupt countries in the world

From Afghanistan to Finland, how does corruption happen?

By Olga Khazan  |  01:26 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  corruption

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Can crowd-sourcing keep corruption at bay?

One group hopes to use crowd-sourcing to keep the Ukraine elections honest

By Olga Khazan  |  05:28 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  corruption, social media tools, ukraine, ukraine election

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 01/09/2012

Occupy Nigeria: Police, protesters clash as nationwide strike paralyzes country

Police and protesters clashed Monday, leaving one dead and more than a dozen injured.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:50 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Nigeria, strike, fuel subsidy, corruption

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Anna Hazare, Indian hunger striker, has high fever and shrinking support

Anna Hazare, Indian anti-corruption hunger striker, has high fever and shrinking support.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:03 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, Anna Hazare, corruption

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Anna Hazare, Indian activist, to start hunger strike again over graft bill

India introduced a new version of the graft bill in parliament, but many say it is not good enough.

By Rama Lakshmi  |  08:24 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Anti-corruption, India, Anna Hazare

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Rod Blagojevich is 4th Illinois governor jailed in four decades

Rod Blagojevich is the fourth Illinois governor jailed in four decades. But this time, there are signs Illinois’s corruption problem could change.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:27 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Rod Blagojevich, Illinois, political corruption

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 09/27/2011

India’s black money could be returning home

The Indian government is asking Switzerland and other tax havens to bring black money back home.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:05 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, black money, Switzerland, Anna Hazare, corruption, tax havens