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Louise Russell-Prywata

Louise is currently Head of Development here at TI-UK, as well as an Atlantic Fellow for Social & Economic Equity at LSE. She can be found on Twitter here.

Friday, 13 April 2018 05:03

Corruption, Wealth & Political Power

The recent headline that the richest 1% are on target to own two thirds of all wealth by 2030 has caused quite a stir. It’s clear that the public are concerned about the consequences, and many believe it will lead to increased corruption. The news that the wealth of the richest is growing faster than the wealth of those with

From enabling illicit accumulation of wealth by global elites, to denying people access to basic services, corruption – the abuse of entrusted power for private gain – often serves to drive inequality, both within national boundaries and internationally. The Azerbaijani Laundromat is the latest example of those at the top laundering vast sums of money

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