State capture is growing on every continent but only because the west helps to launder and hide money stolen by kleptocrats
Last week, John Penrose, Boris Johnson’s anti-corruption tsar, resigned in protest at his leader’s apparent breach of the ministerial code during Partygate. In January, Lord Agnew resigned as a Treasury minister, angered at the government’s negligence in allowing fraud to occur in its Covid contracts and loans.
Both were standing up against corruption through bad governance and poor leadership.
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