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Bo Xilai Trial a Test for China Corruption Crackdown
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BEIJING — China is showcasing this week's trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai as part of a larger crackdown on corruption. But political analysts see the trial quite differently. They say that although the case addresses some wrongdoing, the build …

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Politicians are corrupt – Nduom affirms corruption index
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The flag bearer of the Progressive People's Party (PPP) in the 2012 general election, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has stated that the perceived corruption among political parties is real. He, therefore, expressed disappointment over the dismissal by four …

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15 Pictures of Ridiculous Government Spending Guaranteed to Make You Mad
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If Americans can do it, why can't the federal government? Instead, they're wasting your taxpayer dollars on programs like the ones below. We've compiled just 15 examples of the ridiculous spending that is driving America toward a $17 trillion national …

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Government debt: forgive and forget?
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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard at the Telegraph recently wrote a very provocative article in which he argued that the Bank of Japan should forgive a big chunk of the Japanese government's debt. I have been thinking hard about this for the past week. Is this …

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Nation's former top accountant eyes debt warily
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Next month he'll present a major report for the nonprofit he founded, the Comeback America Initiative, whose purpose is to raise awareness about the federal government's swelling debt. It's a chasm that isn't top of mind for most Americans, he knows.

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Control of China's local government debt begins with an open book
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Among the ills afflicting the Chinese economy, a few are particularly deadly: the ballooning local government debt is one of them. No one knows for sure how massive it is, or how risky. The nationwide audit that began this month will help to shed some …

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US Government's Debt Load is Worse than Japan
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The national media and economists say that Japan has the highest public debt of any developed nation, but the reality is the U.S. government's debt load is much bigger and much worse. New research from Markus Jaeger, director of global risk analysis …

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