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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Event: Day of Learning (DC – December 10)

The Coalition for Integrity is proud to announce its 2018 Day of Learning on Monday, December 10. 

The event is both a commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day, which is Sunday December 9, and a step towards fulfillment of Coalition for Integrity’s mission to raise awareness about corruption and educate key stakeholders.… Continue Reading

Shruti Shah: Introducing the Coalition for Integrity’s S.W.A.M.P. Index

After a summer of hard work, I am pleased to present Coalition for Integrity’s Index of States With Anti-Corruption Measures for Public officials (S.W.A.M.P.). 

As the 2018 elections approach, we want voters to understand the “state of ethics” in their state so that they can better evaluate candidate platforms, demand improvements in their state’s legal framework and judge proposed reforms. … Continue Reading

Shruti Shah: Paradise Papers show need to close beneficial owner loopholes

Image courtesy of the ICIJThe massive leak of 13.4 million files, dubbed the “Paradise Papers,” highlights loopholes that exist in the global financial system. The documents also show how easy it is for tax evaders, money launderers, and senior public officials to utilize anonymous companies to hide their identities, their potential conflicts of interest, and their business deals.… Continue Reading

Shruti Shah: G20 Summit needs U.S. leadership against corruption

Global concerns about corruption are on the rise. This year alone, we have seen massive anti-corruption protests in Slovakia, South Korea, Romania and Russia. 

This is not surprising as corruption underpins many of the world’s issues and it is against this background that the G20 leaders will meet on July 7-8 in Germany.Continue Reading