By Barbara Borst — Money has swaggered through U.S. elections for decades – buying television ads, robo-calls and bumper stickers. But this year, it has been up to new tricks. The 2010 […]
US: Is this the best way to finance elections?
Corruption vs. Free Speech: What does money do in US elections?
By Barbara Borst — Measuring the exact impact of money on voters has proved hard to do. More often the focus is on how money alters the behavior of politicians or affects […]
Ghana strives to beat the resource curse and turn oil into a blessing
By Barbara Borst — Nigeria lies less than 200 miles from Ghana along the western bulge of Africa – close enough to show Ghanaians how dangerous oil wealth can be for a […]
More than 100,000 Burundians Take Refuge in Tanzania
By Barbara Borst — Nyarugusu Camp, Tanzania –More than 100,000 Burundians fleeing renewed political violence in their country have poured into neighboring Tanzania since April. They knew they would be safe here; […]