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Low-level cadres in China complain about a “difficult” new year amid corruption crackdown

Low-level cadres in China complain about a “difficult” new year amid corruption crackdown | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it
For these civil servants, a difficult life has nothing to do with survival. It’s only a matter of whether they can continue to abuse power.
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If only they'd let Xiao Dave take control!

 

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Where does aid money really go -- and what is it spent on?

Where does aid money really go -- and what is it spent on? | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it
Rich nations may report impressive aid spending, but large amounts of aid money never actually leave donor countries, explains an expert.
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Uganda: Corruption Report Fingers Museveni

Uganda: Corruption Report Fingers Museveni | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it

A new report on corruption in Uganda names President Yoweri Museveni as one of those responsible for what it calls widespread "bribery, nepotism, and misuse of official positions and resources" in the country.

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Nestle denies humanitarian aid to flood victims in Russia's Far East

Nestle denies humanitarian aid to flood victims in Russia's Far East | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it

A representative of Nestle said that the company was forced to deny humanitarian supplies of baby milk powder for the children, who were affected as a result of massive floods in Russia's Far East. The reason was given as follows: the international company considers "breastfeeding the best nutrition for children."

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This from the company that has been dumping it's product into the developing world for decades.

 

This from the company that has been dumping it's product into the developing world for decades.

 

Corporate caring at its finest!

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