Corruption as a form of power


In an article published in the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo on August 19, the professor of philosophy at USP and researcher at the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP), José Arthur Giannotti, explains how corruption works as a common way for to secure or guide political power. Using Operation Lava Jato, political parties and demonstrations that are on the rise as an example, Giannotti demonstrates that popular understanding of corruption is, in many cases, partial and biased to generate a movement that would function as masked “corruption against corruption” as “justice”.

Source: Estadão website (19/08)


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