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From the End of History to the End of Truth

teleSUR | March 11, 2108

Making nonsense of Fukuyama’s premature triumphalist screed, it is commonplace now to note that the United States corporate elites and their European and Pacific country counterparts are increasingly losing power and influence around the world.

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United States

Shell and Eni will face the "biggest corporate bribery trial" over a $1.1 billion Nigerian oil deal

A five-year old complaint filed by an anti-corruption coalition over a billion-dollar oil deal in Nigeria has resulted in the “biggest corporate bribery trial… 299 more words

What’s one popular way for criminals to launder money? Real estate.

An inside look at the intense year-long investigation into the shady sales of the Trump Ocean Club high-rise in Panama

The glittering 72-story tower on Panama City’s oceanfront is a standout. 1,222 more words

Business

The UK’s secretive real estate market is also a money laundering machine

“London is not a place to stash your dodgy cash, announced then-British prime minister David Cameron in 2015, as part of a grand move to bring the UK to the forefront of the global anti-corruption fight. 371 more words

The FCPA Is Not an All-Purpose Anti-Foreign-Illegality Law

A few months back, Adam Davidson did a terrific New Yorker piece on the Trump Organization’s shady business dealings in Azerbaijan, focusing on evidence of corruption, money laundering, and sanctions evasion in connection with the Trump Organization’s licensing deal for a Trump Tower in Baku, the country’s capital. 1,903 more words

Commentary

How the Trumps kept their hands clean while taking criminals’ money

Yet another searing indictment of US president Donald Trump’s business activities has emerged: The Trump Organization earned millions from a Panamanian licensing deal that allegedly sold property to people with ties to drug cartels. 531 more words

DR Congo's presidential election will finally take place more than two years behind schedule

The overdue presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has finally been scheduled for December 2018. The election was initially scheduled for Nov. 216 more words