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A Corrupt Aversion to Corruption

In this country, mainstream media in its totality has an aversion to using the word corruption. Not just in the sense of broadcasting corporations but in media as the central force of culture. Perhaps, if we take western democracy as the gold standard for the systems of government, the absence of this word may be…

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Deadly protests continue in Iraq

Breaking out on the 1st October 2019, Iraq has been subject to the deadliest string of protests since 2003 and the capture of Saddam Hussein. Over 110 citizens have been killed and thousands more have been injured. The government authorities have been attempting to contain the news from reaching international media by implementing a near…

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Nobody cares about corruption in sport

On 13 November, three former South American football officials went on trial in a New York courtroom in a case highlighting corruption within the sport’s governing body FIFA. More than 40 other people have pleaded guilty to participating in a 24-year scheme involving $150 million. World sport’s governing bodies and allegations of corruption are never…

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