DiscoverKickBack - The Global Anticorruption Podcast36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US
36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US

36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US

Update: 2020-07-271
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36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US

This time on Kickback Danielle Brian Twitter: @daniellebrian Executive Director of Project On Government Oversight (POGO, https://www.pogo.org/; @POGOBlog)

The first part of the interview provides background info about how POGO’s work was initiated by Pentagon whistleblowers and how it examines - often legalized forms of corruption - in the US. The hybrid work model entails investigation, policy advocacy and Anti-corruption training.
Danielle shares an example outlining how POGO made a positive difference through their oversight work on the oil and gas industry, which shows that anti-corruption work often requires patience.
Danielle and Matthew discuss revolving door issues, Danielle’s and POGO’s approach towards being aggressive versus more conciliatory with power holders - featuring Danielle’s visit to the White House.The interview further covers the difference between bipartisan and non-partisan work, corruption risks in the Corona virus relief funds and the Trump administration.
Finally, Danielle shares her views on which are the most pressing issues for anti-corruption work to address in the US.

Further reading:
Links:

Pogo's website https://www.pogo.org/
Pogo about Oil and Gas Royalties https://www.pogo.org/topics/oil-and-gas-royalties/

Trump says he wants Harvard to pay back $8.6 million in stimulus funds https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/04/21/nation/trump-says-harvard-will-pay-back-86-million-stimulus-funds/

Books:

Jesse Eisinger - The Chickenshit Club https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Chickenshit-Club/Jesse-Eisinger/9781501121371
Samuel W. Buell - Capital Offenses https://wwnorton.com/books/Capital-Offenses/
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36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US

36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US

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