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Crime

On Power
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Halcyon In Kal… 12 May 2016

Explaining that no-one now runs the world, a leading geo-strategist claimed that there is a clear trend towards the collapsing power of nation-states, and the rise of network power from NGOs, to corporations, crime rings and terrorists.

Halcyon Crime Headlines Halcyon Identifies 18 April 2014

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On Dostoyevsky Halcyon In Kal… 28 February 2014

Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment topped Open Culture's crowdsourced list of Books Intelligent People Should Read.

If you’re looking for a lighter, more playful take on the novel, then Dostoyevsky Comics (click here to view), is a short cartoon adaptation that somehow inserts Batman into the Russian tale.

Halcyon Highlights no.1

Halcyon Highlights is a bi-weekly round-up of some of the most compelling trends that we have spotted over the past fortnight.  + , - or = indicate whether we consider each trend/development to prove mainly positive, negative or neutral/too early to judge...

Crime Monitor Halcyon Identifies 1 August 2011

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The HBR claimed recently that, in Russia, more than 2.5m officials in politics, the police, taxation, education, and other fields receive a total of up $45m per year in bribes, according to a paper from Volgograd State University. 21% of Russians admit to bribing tax inspectors, 16.2% to bribing police officers and judges, and 13.9% to bribing fire inspectors. The average Russian company pays $135,800 in bribes annually, the paper says.

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They shower us with their own vices - a Malian on donor agencies http://www.opendemocracy.net/democracy-africa_democracy/mali_3531.jsp

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Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim - Bertrand Russell

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Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss - Democritus (Greek philosopher, ca 450 BC - ca 370 BC)

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  • Crime/Globalisation - is terror only a small part of a much bigger problem to do with the dark side of globalisation, meaning that over the next quarter-century, societies will be increasingly dominated by organised crime?