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Money, sex and power have a moral toxicity when mixed and misused. All three components have contaminated the ethos at the World Bank, the institution intended to help the poor, reduce global poverty and raise the standard of living. The World Bank president, who came to office with an anti-corruption agenda, has his own corrupt […] Read More

Don’t assume the next “letter to the editor” you read about Bush or Kerry was actually written by the local person whose name underscores the letter. The rhetoric may come directly from Bush or Kerry headquarters instead, thanks to Web technology that reduces letter-writing to cutting-and-pasting. “Reader, beware!” began an Aug. 22 Washington Post article. […] Read More