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Can Britain's power lunch power back this summer?
The City of London, the U.K. equivalent of Wall Street, is preparing for tens of thousands of executives to filter back in.
Will the college admissions scandal make the process more transparent?
Elite schools have their choice of applicants and reveal little about how those choices are made.
Wealthy families already have legal ways of gaming college admissions
Let's not forget the options that don't carry jail sentences.
A billion-dollar Nigerian oil bribe equals the nation’s entire health budget
In Italy a judge declared that two multinational oil giants — and executives — will go on trial for a major bribery case involving Nigeria. At its core, it alleges Shell and the Italian oil giant Eni paid more than a billion dollars for oil-drilling rights that were actually bribes. Click the audio player above […]
Bribes are as old as the Olympics
Even in ancient Greece, bribes and corruption were part of the deal.
Freshly re-elected Sepp Blatter leaves FIFA
Sepp Blatter is taking a permanent timeout from FIFA.
China levies bribery charges against British drugmaker
The Chinese government has detained GSK's China chief over corruption charges.
China accuses GSK foreign executive of bribery
Chinese police took unprecedented step of charging a foreign executive of bribery.
Have you bribed someone in the past year?
According to a global public opinion survey, most people in the world believe corruption has increased in the last two years.
Bribing your kids to study: Does it work?
Listener Geri-Ellen Dow heard our Freakonomics segment on paying kids to do better in school, and tried the experiment out on her own son.