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Corruption

Death by a Hundred Scandals: Are We Living in a Sociopathocracy?

, 22 April 2022
Iain Overton considers the calibre of people drawn to high office, and how power has warped their sense of empathy and compassion

Resigning Matters: By Failing to Step Down, Johnson has Put Democracy on Standby

, 14 April 2022
Prime Minister Boris Johnson in March 2022. Photo: Alberto Pezzali/PA/Alamy

Conservatives’ ‘Partygate’ Impunity for Johnson Shows the Entire British Constitution is Now At Stake

, 14 April 2022
If the governing party proves that those in power can get away with anything, the essential contract between leaders and their people will be ruptured for good, says Jonathan Lis

Above and Beyond the Law: ‘Partygate’ has Fatally Exposed Britain’s Political System

, 12 April 2022
In a succession of scandals, Boris Johnson has opened the floodgates to wrongdoing and impunity by politicians like never before – aided by his lawless friends in the British press and a sclerotic constitution 

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