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Bribe, Swindle or Steal

Nov 25, 2020

Sarah Chayes joins the podcast to talk about her latest book: On Corruption in America and What is at Stake. She takes us from the myth of King Midas through to the present in a lively history of corruption and then leaves listeners with a detailed call to action.

Nov 18, 2020

Bradley Hope discusses his excellent book about the rise of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and key milestones like the “Ritz Carlton Prison”, the kidnapping of Prime Minister Hariri of Lebanon and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. He also discusses some of MBS’s modernization efforts and what the Kingdom might look...

Nov 11, 2020

James Wright of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) discusses the FinCEN files. He describes the coalition of investigative reporters who dug into the leaked documents and what they found as they reviewed over 2000 Suspicious Activity Reports (SARS) spanning more than five years.

Nov 4, 2020

Harvard law professor Matthew Stephenson provides some context for understanding this new EO and then lists the three primary threats it poses for corruption. A more detailed discussion can be found on his Global Anticorruption Blog (GAB).