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Bribe, Swindle or Steal

Feb 24, 2021

Julia Yansura, Program Manager with Global Financial Integrity, joins the podcast to discuss the role that gold plays in illicit financial flows worldwide, exacerbating problems from money laundering to sanctions violations.

Feb 17, 2021

For World Pangolin Day on Saturday, we’re reposting our podcast about the beleaguered pangolin. Professor Katharine Abernethy discusses the dramatic and illegal overhunting and subsequent smuggling of pangolins, the most trafficked animal in the world, to supply the Asian market with their scales...

Feb 12, 2021

Etelle Higonnet with the National Wildlife Federation takes us through the complex and intersecting problems raised by the cocoa industry: environmental degradation, child labor and extreme financial disparities that prevent most cocoa farmers from ever tasting the chocolate they grow.

Feb 3, 2021

On today’s podcast, Tom Burgis discusses his latest book: “Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World.” Tom joins me for a webinar hosted by Tom Keating of RUSI, in London.