10 Measures Against Corruption

Institutional chaos

On one hand, Brazil’s Public Prosecutor’s Office wants to use society’s decreasing faith in Congress to take its place as legislator, pushing laws that serve its own interests but not necessarily the public’s. Proposed in the name of the fight against corruption, some of these laws excessively increase the State’s power over individuals. To garner popular support and pressure Congress into passing these laws, prosecutors have packaged them into a neat “10 Measures Against Corruption” act that hides their complexity and disguises their more controversial aspects.Read more

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