After the investigation in Crown Casino was dismissed, five crossbench MPs have renewed the push for a federal ICAC. A recent study suggests that the overwhelming majority of us believe that our politicians are corrupt.
To his critics, Julian Assange’s arrest proves that he isn’t above the law. However, with his lawyers crying foul over his treatment, I’m wondering what law he actually broke.
George Pell, Harvey Weinstein, Michael Jackson. We remember the names of those who sicken us, but we give the institutions that enabled them a free pass. Why?
Yes, the government might be corrupt. Yes, they might be stuffing their pockets will ill-gotten gains. But you know what? It’s fine. Really.
One of WA’s premier police officers will spend the next six months in prison after being found guilty of misusing the power he was trusted with.
It seems that the instances of governmental corruption has caught up with us, as we’ve slipped in the global index that measures it. Way to go, guys.
Eddie Obeid’s conviction for corruption in office prompts louder calls for a federal corruption watchdog, but even ICAC architect remains uncertain.
With two police officers being investigated for use of excessive force against women, Ugur Nedim suggests their hearings be made public.
After the recent spate of police acting outside the law, Ugur Nedim takes you through the process of arresting law enforcement officers.
Richard Jackson’s amazing Long Reads touches on corruption of the Vatican bank, the violence of Dr Dre and the power of writing to overcome war crimes.
In Part Two of his FIFA 2022 World Cup feature, Isaac Ohlin looks now to the blatant corruption within and surrounding FIFA, with rife vote swapping and illegal exchanges uglying the game for all.
Nicholas Cowdery, AM, QC, muses on Dostoevsky, ICAC and the serving up of a tasty cold dish called revenge.