Thu, 4 March 2021
Transparency is one of the essential elements of democracy. Governments most open to examination and most willing to let investigative results reach their citizens offer the highest levels of political freedom. So why has the United States fallen to 25th place on Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index? TI’s Scott Greytak explains the pandemic has put all nations to the transparency test, and the misdirected money in America’s Covid-19 recovery program shows how we’re failing.