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Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization
The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) is an international governmental organization formed in 1956, initially to serve as an advisory board to member states on matters of international law. It was an outgrowth ...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...
Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The Council ha...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to: * Support sustainable economic growth * Boost employment * Raise living standards * Maintain financ...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

News Releases

Cartoonist Zunar could get 43 years in prison for nine cartoons
2015-09-09
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns well-known cartoonist Zunar’s trial on a sedition charge for posting nine of his cartoons on Twitter, and urges the Malaysian authorities to stop harassing him jud...
China's Media War: Censorship, Corruption & Control
2015-02-02
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) yesterday released the seventh annual China Press Freedom Report, CHINA'S MEDIA WAR: Censorship, Corruption & Control.
Egypt: Security authorities confiscate book about corruption
2009-05-20
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) reports that the Egyptian security authorities have confiscated a book entitled "A Flood of Corruption and the Advance of bin Laden in Algeria" ...
IFJ Condemns Arrest of Russian Editor after Exposure of Police Corruption Sparks Raid
2010-02-10
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the arrest of Valery Smetanin, Editor-in-chief and Galina Yablokova and her son Alexej Yablokov, two founders of the Ivanovo-Press wee...
Iraq: News website latest target in government's legal offensive against independent media
2009-05-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governmentâ##s continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
News website harassed for investigating banking sector
2012-11-02
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the proceedings that four banks have initiated through the Bulgarian National Bank against the news website Bivol.bg over an article about alleged bad pract...
South African journalists probed over scandal coverage
2012-07-31
Committee to Protect Journalists
South African authorities should immediately drop a criminal investigation against three newspaper journalists who have sought to report details on a multi-billion-dollar arms scandal, the Committee t...
WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journalism Awarded to Bulgarian Journalist
2009-10-30
WAZ Media Group and International Federation of Journalists
Lidiya Pavlova to receive the prize for her courageous report on violence and corruption. Award is presented for the first time.

Sources Select Resources

Amid Censorship, Israel's Media Does Its Part
Ditz, Jason
Article
2010
AntiWar.com
Israel's media has once again chosen the low road, the one carefully couched in patriotism and praise for the right-far-right coalition government.
As Corruption Engulfs Brazil's "Interim" President, Mask Has Fallen Off Protest Movement
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2016
The Intercept
Momentum for the impeachment of Brazil's democratically elected president, Dilma Rousseff, was initially driven by large, flamboyant street protests of citizens demanding her removal. Although Brazil'...
Biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
Segnini, Giannina
Article
2013
ICIJ
Giannina Segnini discusses her bribery investigations that helped put two former presidents of Costa Rica in jail, and offers advice to aspiring investigative journalists.
Brazilian deaths highlights need for safety training
INSI
Article
2015
International News Safety Institute
The dangers that journalists face is Brazil is old news. The most recent deaths of two reporters have once again shown the sire situation for media workers in the South American country.
Charter Schools Increase Fraud, Corruption, Chaos, and Anarchy
Tell , Shawgi
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
Charter schools, which barely make up seven percent of U.S. schools, are often accused of taking all the antisocial, antipublic, and antipeople practices of medieval autocrats and opportunuties to new...
China's Media War: Censorship, Corruption & Control
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) yesterday released the seventh annual China Press Freedom Report, CHINA'S MEDIA WAR: Censorship, Corruption & Control.
The CIA in Ukraine
Dawson, Ryan
Article
2017
Dissident Voice
Edited excerpt from "The CIA as Organized Crime", by Douglas Valentine, detailing the CIA's activities in Ukraine and influence on political movements there.
Corporate Corruption And The Special Interest State
Regulatory Capture at the FCC
Rosen, David
Article
2013
Counter Punch
With Tom Wheeler's nomination, expect pro big-telecom policies such as ending net neutrality, further industry consolidation, limiting meaningful competition and increasing user fees, among other poli...
Drug War Winners and Losers
Young, Kevin
Article
2015
Against the Current
A review of Dawn Paley's book "Drug War Capitalism."
Egypt: Security authorities confiscate book about corruption
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) reports that the Egyptian security authorities have confiscated a book entitled "A Flood of Corruption and the Advance of bin Laden in Algeria" ...
'Enough is enough!' Corruptopolis board game satirizes sleazy Spanish politicians
Article
2014
RT
A Spanish student has created a new board game, Corruptopolis, satirizing the corrupt practices of Spain's economic and political elite. In Corruptopolis, players work in teams to answer questions abo...
FDA Nominee Helped Medical Industry Find and Pay Faculty for "Regulatory Consulting"
Fang, Lee
Article
2015
The Intercept
Dr. Robert Califf, whose nomination by President Obama to lead the Food and Drug Administration has come under scrutiny over his extensive ties to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, pre...
A freedom that we can't afford
Rightwing thinktanks profess a love of freedom, but their refusal to reveal who funds them is deeply undemocratic
Monbiot, George
Article
2011
The Guardian
Freemarket thinktanks vastly outnumber those arguing for public spending. The author suggests that these thinktanks allow corporations to exert influence on public life without showing their hand, he ...
Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption
Millions of documents show heads of state, criminals and celebrities using secret hideaways in tax havens
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of current and former world leaders, politicians , public officials, and wealthy individuals around the world.
Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled
The Tyee's full, updated list of 70 Harper government assaults on democracy and the law.
Beers, David; and Tyee Staff and Contributors
Article
2015
The Tyee
Stephen Harper and his Conservatives have racked up dozens of serious abuses of power since forming government in 2006. From scams to smears, monkey-wrenching opponents to intimidating public servants...
Healthcare in China: GSK claims prompt crackdown on corruption
Kaiman, Jonathan
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Fallout of bribery allegations against British company shows the state wants to be seen to act to clean up murky system.
Here's how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill
Gibson, Robert; Channing, Taylor
Article
2015
The Guardian
Documenting the corruption of the U.S. political system.
How the One Percenters Divorce: Offshore Intrigue Plays Hide and Seek with Millions
Firm that practices no matrimonial law nonetheless plays big role when the superrich around the globe decide to split
Fitzgibbon, Will
Article
2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Offshore companies used 'in a game of hide and concealment' after marriages break down Documents list luxury cars and yachts, lavish homes, and art collections. Spouses face a costly battle to prove ...
IFJ Condemns Arrest of Russian Editor after Exposure of Police Corruption Sparks Raid
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the arrest of Valery Smetanin, Editor-in-chief and Galina Yablokova and her son Alexej Yablokov, two founders of the Ivanovo-Press wee...
In Spain they are all indignados nowadays
Ainger, Katharine
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
The indignado protests that flared up two years ago have become a Spanish state of mind.
Iraq: News website latest target in government's legal offensive against independent media
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governmentâ##s continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
Journalist harassed and intimidated by police officers in Cairo after article on curruption
Article
2009
Newswatch
Police officers have led organised attacks against Alaa Al Gamel, a reporter for weekly Sout Al Ouma.
Kenyan grafitti artists target vulture politicians
Chonghaile, Clar Ni
Article
2012
The Guardian
A crew of Kenyan grafitti artists are making murals that urge citizens not to re-elect corrupt politicians who have a legacy of exploiting tribal differences to gain power.
Key findings: The Panama Papers by the numbers
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama.
The Koch Whisperers
Big Brothers Buy in at Big Media
Martens, Pam
Article
2011
CounterPunch
A review of documents and tax records for the dizzying, interconnected web of corporate front groups, frequently created, supported and influenced by Charles or David Koch, shows just how dangerous th...
Leak Ties Ethics Guru to Three Men Charged in FIFA Scandal
Secret documents show how deeply the world of soccer has become enmeshed in the world of offshore havens
Rivlin, Gary; Rey, Marcos Garcia; Hudson, Michael
Article
2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Four of the 16 FIFA officials indicted in the United States used offshore companies created by Mossack Fonseca. Files show offshore companies used by some soccer players to hold money from image right...
Mexico's war on drugs is one big lie
Vulliamy, Ed
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Anabel Hernández, journalist and author, accuses the Mexican state of complicity with the cartels, and says the 'war on drugs' is a sham. She's had headless animals left at her door and her family hav...
Mnuchin Lied About His Bank's History of Robo-Signing Foreclosure Documents
Dayen, David
Article
2017
The Intercept
Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin lied in his written responses to the Senate Finance Committee, claiming that "OneWest Bank did not 'robo-sign' documents," when ample evidence proves that the...
New website to assist crime and corruption investigations
Williams, Margot
Article
2013
ICIJ
For journalists and civil society researchers seeking information to help expose organized crime and corruption across borders, there’s a new “Ghostbusters” to call on for assistance.The Investigative...
Oil CEO Wanted University Quake Scientists Dismissed: Dean's E-Mail
Elgin,Benjamin
Article
2015
Bloomberg
The billionaire CEO of Continental Resources told a dean at the University of Oklahoma that he wanted earthquake researchers dismissed.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2015
Corruption
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Corruption - or at least some types of corruption - are much in the news, with the ongoing scandals in the Canadian Senate and the recent U.S. targeting of the Swiss-based football federation FIFA for...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 9, 2016
Corporate Crime
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Corporations have increasingly become legally unaccountable for their behaviour. Yet all too often corporations break the law and engage in criminals acts which would be severely punished if they were...
The Panama Papers
Politicians, Criminals and the Rogue Industry That Hides Their Cash
Article
2016
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The Panama Papers is a global investigation into the sprawling, secretive industry of offshore that the world’s rich and powerful use to hide assets and skirt rules by setting up front companies in fa...
Panama Papers: The Power Players
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
This interactive presentation produced by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) explores the stories behind the use of offshore companies of politicians and their relatives ...
Panamanian Law Firm Is Gatekeeper To Vast Flow of Murky Offshore Secrets
Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore
Hamilton, Martha M.
Article
2016
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Founding partners of Mossack Fonseca had international pedigrees and backgrounds in the worlds of money, power and secrets. The law firm helps clients respond swiftly to changes in laws, shifting busi...
Panama's indigenous champion defies president's mining deal
Canadian-Korean consortium plans 30-year gold, silver and copper project
Helmore, Edward
Article
2012
The Guardian
In Panama the Ngabe-Bugle indigenous community fights to keep a Canadian copper mining company off their land.
Pay-to-Print
"News" Stories for Cash Scandal Rocks India
Sainath, P.
Article
2009
CounterPunch
On "paid news".
Pungesti, Romania: people versus Chevron and riot police
Summerchild, Alex
Article
2013
The Ecologist
Pungesti is at the terrifying front line of Romania's resource war - where villagers are fighting off rapacious corporations and their private army of violent riot police, backed by corrupt politician...
Reverse Robin Hood: Six Billion Dollar Businesses Preying on Poor People
Quigley, Bill
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
Many see families in poverty and seek to help. Others see families in poverty and see opportunities for profit. Here are six examples of billion dollar industries which are built on separating poor p...
Romania's 'occupy forests' movement demands clampdown on corporate crime
Besliu, Raluca
Article
2015
The Ecologist
A growing protest movement is demanding strong controls on international investors and logging companies buying up Romania's forests. In its sights is Austria-based Schweighofer, which stands accused ...
Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMOs
Null, Gary; Polonetsky, Richard
Film
2012
An exposition of the massive public health dangers associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Vidal, John
Article
2012
The Guardian
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...
Sharing as our common cause
Article
2014
Share The World's Resources
A call for sharing underpins many existing initiatives for social justice, environmental stewardship, true democracy and global peace. On this basis, STWR argues that sharing should be more widely pro...
Six Banks Pay $5.6 Billion in Fines for Foreign Exchange Manipulation
Smallteacher, Richard
Article
2015
CorpWatch
Six major international banks – Bank of America, Barclays, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Union Bank of Switerland (UBS) – have agreed to pay $5.6 billion in fines for rigg...
Watch Your Back: Chicago Police Bosses Targeted Cops Who Exposed Corruption
Kalven, Jamie
Article
2016
The Intercept
After Chicago police officers Shannon Spalding and Danny Echeverria filed a whistleblower lawsuit, retaliation against them only intensified.
WAZ-IFJ Prize for Courage in Journalism Awarded to Bulgarian Journalist
Sources News Release
Article
2009
WAZ Media Group and International Federation of Journalists
Lidiya Pavlova to receive the prize for her courageous report on violence and corruption. Award is presented for the first time.
Welcome to Ukraine, the most corrupt nation in Europe
Bullough,Oliver
Article
2015
The Guardian
While the conflict with Russia heats up in the east, life for most Ukrainians is marred by corruption so endemic that even hospitals appear to be infected.
Wikileaks
Website
A Wikipedia-type site for untraceable document leaking and analysis whose goal is to assist people who wish to reveal unethical behavior in their governments and corporations.
"Yes, We're Corrupt": A List of Politicians Admitting That Money Controls Politics
Schwarz, Jon
Article
2015
The Intercept
Schwarz gives a list of examples where politicians acknowledge that money has an impact on what they do.

Sources Bookshelf

Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits
Great Cities of North America Since 1600
Lemon, James T.
Book
1996
An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the ti...

Media

Modern Drama
For professionals whose main interest lies in the field of modern drama. Publishes refereed original articles analyzing texts and contexts as well as book reviews and special issues featuring outstand...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.


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