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How to Stop Corruption—and Save Democracy—in Latin America

July 22, 2019

This article is adapted from AQ’s latest issue on Latin America's anti-corruption movement. 

Corruption is the most expensive tax paid by society. It affects citizens rich and poor, but harms underserved populations the most. Its effects are also widespread: Corruption plants itself in the moral fabric of society, destroying notions of what is right and what is wrong.

When it comes to government, corruption...

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