corruption

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Issue #2026

China: party steps up fight against corruption

Twenty-four senior officials have been placed under investigation in first half of the year. Former vice-minister of public security Sun Lijun became on Friday the...

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Issue #2031

Why America is alarmed

Every five years, the delegates of the Communist Party of China (CPC) – 96 million members – meet to elect its top leaders and set...

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Bernardo Arévalo (centre) 2024 presidential inauguration in Guatemala. Issue #2101

Guatemala: can Arévalo improve human rights and corruption issues?

Recent human rights reports on Guatemala show a worrying trend in corruption and violence, despite the Movimiento Semilla (Seed Movement) government’s anti-corruption platform. An Amnesty...

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Global briefs Issue #2102

GLOBAL BRIEFS

Peru: According to the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the ‘Special Team of Prosecutors’ for cases involving victims during anti-government protests has launched 62 investigations into officials...

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Issue #1958

Scandals INC. – LNP Coalition

It must be something to do with our convict past: a country built upon shonky dealings, dog-eat-dog values, and capitalist ethics (that’s an oxymoron)! So, by 2021, our political representatives have made non-accountability into a fine art.

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Issue #2035

DINGO

The latest cost estimate for taxpayers of Australia’s pending nuclear submarines at more than $170 billion. Don’t be surprised when Australia’s supply of weaponry to...

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Global briefs Issue #2067

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SPAIN: Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s candidate for the speaker of the Congress of Deputies won the vote for the position in Sanchez’s first trial in...

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Global briefs Issue #2097

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa celebrated the 30th anniversary of the end of the racist system known as apartheid on 27 April. It is marked as...

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Issue #1986

Betting the house: the Crown Casino scandal

Royal Commissions in two states, Victoria and Western Australia, into the Crown Casino empire have revealed the enormous amount of corruption.

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Issue #2047

Queensland police corruption report

In 1987 the Fitzgerald Inquiry, The Commission of Inquiry into Possible Illegal Activities and Associated Police Misconduct, began investigations into the corruption by the Queensland...

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Issue #2026

Federal ICAC introduced to parliament

Last week, the long-awaited federal Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) was introduced to parliament by Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus. According to Dreyfus this federal ICAC will:...

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Issue #2022

CPA lunch at the Village Pickle

After many weeks of planning, organising, and discussion, the Brisbane branch gathered at the Village Pickle, a café in the country town of Nambour, north...

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Lech Wałęsa, June 2014. Issue #2057

Half million march against Poland’s far-right PiS

On 5th June half a million people waving Polish and European Union flags marched through central Warsaw. It was the largest political rally in Poland...

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