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No. 110

Stories you may have missed this week...

News:

California: California’s Net Neutrality Legislation Just got Watered Down in a Big Way The Washington Post

New York: At Retrial, Prosecutors Say Skelos Used Clout to Help Son The New York Times

North Dakota: Anti-Corruption Amendment Could be on the Ballot this November MyNDNow

South Carolina: Despite SC Corruption Probe, Ethics Reform Goes Nowhere in Statehouse Post & Courier

USA: Anti-Bribery Enforcement Remains Steady Under Trump Bloomberg

USA: Lies, China And Putin: Solving The Mystery Of Wilbur Ross' Missing Fortune Forbes

USA: Societe Generale's Settlement Signals Continued Strong Enforcement Of U.S. Anti-Bribery Law Forbes

Brazil: Top Brazil Court Acquits Head of Workers' Party of Graft ABC News

Israel: Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife Charged with Fraud, Justice Ministry Says Reuters

Kenya: The Economic Cost of Corruption in Kenya Explained CNBC Africa

Norway: Norway has Successfully Enforced its Foreign Bribery Laws but Faces Potential Obstacles The European Sting

Ukraine: Kiev’s ‘Corruption Park’ Showcases a Crystal Falcon and Other Spoils of Disgraced Officials The Washington Post

 

Opinion

Russia: Don’t let the World Cup Mask Russia’s Vast Corruption The Washington Post
 

Dark Money: A Documentary Film

 
Dark Money, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.  Through this gripping story, Dark Money uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold. This Sundance award-winning documentary is directed/produced by Kimberly Reed and produced by Katy Chevigny.

Dark Money will open in New York City on July 13 at the IFC Center. To learn more about Dark Money and find showtimes visit their site.


 

Prison Corruption: The Problem and Some Potential Solutions
Community Contribution

 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Make sure to read CAPI's report on the dangerous and varied corruption problems endangering America's prisons. The report surveys ongoing corruption taking place at all levels of prison administration—ranging from bribery of correction officers to pay-to-play schemes involving higher level prison officials—and offers a number of proposed solutions to these issues. Read the full Community Contribution here. 
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