Letter: Fight against corruption

It is with great amazement that I read your article (OGJ, Aug. 26, 2002, p. 20) on corruption. Although many western nations try to effect how other countries deal with this issue, perhaps we should modify our own behavior first, to demonstrate leadership and integrity in this area. Of particular note should be:•Political contributions. How can politicians maintain an aura of independence when their entire campaigns are funded by people with their own agendas to promote? The poor decisions that result cost western countries billions of dollars every year.•Entertainment. Just think of the lavish, tax deductible entertainment that has been spent in our industry, all in the name of...

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