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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

In Vienna, history is looking down

On the sidewalk outside our Airbnb at Prinz Eugen Strasse 18, there’s a bronze plaque. It says, “Here lived Maria von Newlinski (born May 13, 1869) until April 28, 1944 when she was deported to Theresienstadt and died on January 21, 1945.”Continue Reading

Does graft keep OPEC weak?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960 by five countries — Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. It later expanded to the current twelve members.… Continue Reading

Do anti-corruption agencies promote graft?

In July, I had an interesting conversation with Prof. Alan Doig in Vienna relating to the fight against corruption in my own country, Kenya.

He asked me how Kenya was fighting its infamous corruption and impunity.… Continue Reading

IACA seminar on lessons learned from clean governments

Campus of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg (Vienna), AustriaOur friends at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg, Austria (part of the city of Vienna) have an important seminar coming up in early December.… Continue Reading