Corruption Articles

North Korea Executes Kim Jong-un’s Uncle

Early Friday morning in North Korea, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA – Korea’s official news outlet) reported that Jang Song-thaek, Kim Jong-un’s uncle, was executed. The news comes as purges of North Korea’s central governing personnel continue. Kim Jong-un …

Yingluck Shinawatra Offers Referendum; Not Resigning

Following massive protests during the month of November and increased pressure to step down, Yingluck Shinawatra, current Prime Minister of Thailand, has decided to dissolve all of Parliament and hold elections in which “The people will decide what the majority …

Bharatiya Janata Party Wins Big in India Elections

Yesterday, the ruling Congress Party in India was dealt a huge blow by losing four state elections in India. The more-liberal Congress Party, which has been the primary ruling power in India since its independence in 1947, lost handily to …

Rod Blagojevich’s Win Not Likely To Scare Prosecution

Even though ex Ill Governor Rod Blagojevich will get another chance to plead his case, the prosecution has made it fully aware that they have no intention of letting the conviction be overturned in their 169 page response motion calling …

Third Florida Mayor Arrested for Corruption This Month
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Does anyone remember a couple of goofy-looking Caucasian officials from south Florida who took a sizable sum in bribes? Well, the feds nabbed a third. Reuters got the initial scoop last night. Mayor Steven Bateman of the town of Homestead …

FBI Arrests Two Florida Mayors for Public Corruption
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Gov. Rick Scott of Florida suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi and Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Marono today, but not until after they had been arrested in their offices at City Hall for public corruption charges in the wake of a …

It’s Time For FCC Chair To Step Down
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There’s a lot of uncertainty not just in the economy but also in the policies guiding American media, the Internet included. Perhaps to quell some of that uncertainty, the public and government officials should pay close attention to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin’s opinion…and do the opposite.

Google News Slow To Reinstate UN Critic
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Inner City Press, a one-man full-time operation with volunteer contributors, should be back on Google News following an anonymous complaint that caused it to be delisted.

China’s Corruption Prevention Site Crashes

A new Web site launched by China’s anti-corruption bureau crashed shortly after going live Monday because too many visitors overwhelmed the system trying to register complaints.

Most Web Music Indie, But Stations Still Pay
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Talk about getting it from both ends. If you haven’t been following the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) downright persecution of the webcasting industry, you might be surprised to know that not even stations that play independent music can get beyond the RIAA’s reach.

DMOZ Integrity Questioned By Editor

The Open Directory Project better known as DMOZ has long been a mainstay of the internet directory world.