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Bribe, Swindle or Steal

Jun 29, 2022

Khadija Ismayilova spoke at the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting in Vancouver last week, describing the risks to whistleblowers and what we can do to encourage and protect them.

Jun 22, 2022

Oliver Bullough, Tom Burgis and Sarah Chayes, authors of three of the best books on global corruption, gather for a panel at the Annapolis Book Festival for a fascinating discussion about how the corrupt operate, often with impunity, and what can be done to slow the pace of looting.

Jun 15, 2022

Oliver Bullough joins the podcast again to discuss his latest book, out this week:  Butler to the World.  The book addresses how the UK went from a colonial power dominating the world to a service provider—or butler or perhaps consigliere—to the world’s oligarchs.

Jun 8, 2022

Craig Whitlock of the Washington Post describes the sleaze and corruption that compromised the top ranks of the Seventh Fleet.

Jun 1, 2022

Bill Browder of Hermitage Capital describes the brazen fraud and violence of Putin’s Russia.