Populists and kleptocrats are a perfect match
Why are liberal democrats in Europe and the US not doing enough to curb money laundering? The use of public funds for private interests and the buyout of political influence through dirty money might, initially, seem like opposite things. But for Martin Sandbu they are actually quite alike. As the "kleptocratic bells" ring across Europe and the US, he highlights in the Financial Times the importance of a concise political will to tackle the issue.
From Financial Times