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Corrupt, corrupter, corruptest

I’m known to have a fancy for corruption. Click corruption in the list of key words (right column) and you’ll see. Al Jazeera just published an article by Jason Hickel that nicely summarizes the many threads of my own musings, … Continue reading

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how the US is like Indonesia

However much judgement might be in the eye of the beholder we still tend to agree on lots of things. Social beings that we are that agreement is as important as the facts. Some argue, more important, or even all … Continue reading

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corruption

One of my fancies is corruption. I come from a country that’s scored as being very clean by Transparency international (in 2011: 8.9 on a scale of 10) and then moved to places like Cambodia (2.1) and Nepal (2.2). Corruption … Continue reading

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