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A brief history of corruption within FIFA

It is with increasing interest that I watch the FIFA corruption scandal unfold, as hundreds upon hundreds of apolitical football fans everywhere have begun to feel the sense of injustice and hatred towards an all-powerful organisation (a feeling usually dismissed as the preserve of the left-wing, student, pseudo-political type). 1,133 more words


Anti-Corruption Day 2014 Events for... ACT Flare Network

Anti-Corruption Day 2014 Events for… ACT Flare Network.

Libera, Libera Brussels and the campaign Restarting the Future are happy to invite everybody to Brussels on December 9, 2014, for the Anti-corruption day. 275 more words


Thirteen Years Later, What Went Wrong in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama has abandoned his aim of ending America’s combat role in Afghanistan at the end of this year and has broadened the U.S. military mission to counter the advances of the Taliban. 153 more words

IRS Scandals Update

I generally don’t feel a special degree of animosity for the internal revenue service. After all, it’s the politicians who have created the 74,000-plus page monstrosity of a tax code… 1,118 more words


US Pays PR Firm to Create Anti-Cuban Multimedia Content

teleSUR | November 27, 2014

The U.S. government has signed a US$1.4-million-contract with a public relations company to produce “TV and radio programs designed specifically for audiences in Cuba,” according to the Office of Cuba Broadcasting’s press release that Tracey Eaton cited in her blog…

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