When is Corruption Justified?

Posted: December 21st, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Politics, South Asia | Tags: , | No Comments »

Latest Pulitzer blog post on the bubbling cauldron of political corruption in Pakistan:
When a society’s primary loyalties are local and clannish, rather than national, robbing the nation to serve the clan is normal, even honorable.The takeaway from the public outrage over corruption today is that local ties are giving way to a national consciousness, the kind of consciousness than can and will be offended by the theft or manipulation of its resources.

Read the rest at Untold Stories.

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