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Why You Shouldn't Be 'Optimistic' About Corporate 'Tax Reform'

Dave Johnson | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Dave Johnson

"Reform" is lobbyist-speak for opening up the floodgates, hanging the flags out, lighting the savings accounts on fire, letting dozens of blackbirds fly out of the pie, letting the horses out of the barn and generally fleecing the citizenry.

Dave Jamieson

FIFA Is Keeping Its Corruption Report Secret

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Joining a growing international chorus, Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) on Thursday asked soccer's international governing body to release the fi...

Democracy by Militia in Burma

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.26.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The democratization process in Burma remains very much a work-in-progress, with parliamentary elections slated for next year and the country continuing to adjust to the growing pains associated with opening its economy to the rest of the world.

Lynne Peeples

Corporate Execs Sent To Prison Over Toxic Chemical Bribery

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green

On Nov. 22, 2006, Paul Jennings received an email from a fellow executive at his chemical company. "As you are aware, Indonesia was planning to go lea...

Dave Jamieson

U.S. Senator To FIFA: Take The World Cup Away From Qatar

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing allegations of human rights abuses and corruption, a U.S. senator has formally asked FIFA to replace Qatar as host of the 2022 Wo...

Heeeeere's Johnnie

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The question this week is why Chief Justice John Roberts did not insert any smiley faces in his opinion in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. It is obvious to any reader of the opinion that he was having a good time writing that opinion.

Ryan J. Reilly

The Only Form Of Corruption The Supreme Court Cares About Is Almost Impossible To Prosecute

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In striking down long-standing campaign contribution limits last week, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the right to donate to as m...

HERS by ex-Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Joanne Spataro

Former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon resigned on Wednesday after being indicted and arrested for bribery and corruption charges. The weirdest thi...

Alcoa Charged With Bribing Foreign Officials

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. pleaded guilty Thursday and, along with the parent company, will pay a total of $384 million in penalti...

Anti-Corruption Is Marching Ahead

Frank Vogl | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Frank Vogl

As hundreds of millions of people, many very poor, across most of the world obtain Internet connections, see web-based news that governments find hard to censor, even in China, so the pressures on authorities to attack graft mounts.

Drugmaker To End Controversial Practice

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

* GSK scrapping doctor payments for speaking engagements * Ending sales reps' targets globally following U.S. move * Com...

Movie Review: American Hustle

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At heart, American Hustle is about love among con artists - is it ever real? Or is it always a con? And how can you tell the difference?

The Question of Bribery

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

When we offer to do something children want in return for helping us when they would rather be doing something else, this is not always a bribe. It can also be an expression of appreciation and an opportunity to teach the importance of reciprocity.

Five Minute Fix: How to Bribe Your Children to Score Alone Time (and Get Dressed in Peace)

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 12.21.2013 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

Motherhood is rewarding. But it is also riddled with responsibilities and a never-ending to-do list. From pre-dawn to post dusk you are consumed by the daily grind. You are on autopilot, taking care of everyone in the family. Except yourself.

New App Tells Men To Bribe Women For A Date

Posted 10.18.2013 | Women

If you can't get a date through any socially acceptable means -- talking to women at parties, online dating, or the old-fashioned setup through friend...

Honesty Needed In U.S. Aid to Egypt

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Vogl

U.S. aid should be provided to Egypt on the basis of more rigorous standards of transparency and accountability. Americans and the Egyptian people need to know exactly how the aid is being used and who benefits from the aid.

Feds Open Bribery Investigation

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - U.S. authorities have opened an investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase & Co hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help i...

Which Country Has The Greasiest Palms?

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

If you paid a bribe sometime in the last year, you are not alone. According to a new survey by corruption watchdog Transparency International, more th...

Our Very Own West, Texas

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

On April 25 -- Thursday evening -- American icon and humble hero George W. Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity as he reen...

The 5 Causes of Test Cheating Scandals: From Atlanta to Washington D.C

Christopher Emdin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Christopher Emdin

Testing scandals will continue to persist if the structure of the present school system doesn't change. Here are the 5 main problems that help nurture this culture of cheaters.

The Parenting Cliché I Finally Understand

JD Roberto | Posted 06.22.2013 | Parents
JD Roberto

Now I'm beginning to think my parents' judgment was a good deal better than I gave them credit for -- at least when it comes to getting your kids to do what needs to get done.

A Blow Against Corruption as Oil, Gas and Mining Global Transparency Advances

Frank Vogl | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Frank Vogl

Shining a bright light on the global operations of major multinational corporations, including details of the cash they pay to foreign governments, will not end corruption. But, it is a very good start on a long and vital journey.

China's Ex-Train Boss Charged In Bribery Case

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

BEIJING -- The man who spearheaded China's showcase bullet train network has been charged with taking bribes and abusing his power, two years after he...

500,000

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If, as now appears to be the case, our elected representatives have surrendered their loyalty, their consciences, their brains and their humanity to the NRA and other political thugs, evidence is irrelevant, the will of the people is a mere nuisance.

Top 10 Ways I Was A Perfect Mom Until I Had Kids

Carrie Goldman | Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

Before I had kids, I possessed many ideas about what kind of parent I would be. Below are ten of those assumptions -- and the reality that followed, post-kids.