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The mayor has been accused of cronyism.
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If, as Pope Francis recently stated, corruption steals from the poor, then its younger brother, cronyism, steals from the middle class.
Public and party support for the prime minister has eroded over the past two months, following a series of gaffes by Abe’s ministers and allegations of cronyism over government support for a school run by a friend of his.
His popularity is tanking amid a cronyism scandal, but Renho's resignation is considered disruptive enough to keep the DP from effectively taking advantage of his weakness.
But the underlying problems remain, including cronyism with many lenders too entwined with politicians, unions and foundations of all shapes and sizes.
Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand all adopted sounder macroeconomic policies and made some effort to curb the cronyism that had accompanied earlier growth.
The goal is to set a new course after controversies ignited by freewheeling spending and allegations of self-dealing and cronyism under former President James Ramsey.
That shooting led to the temporary suspension of the reserve deputy program after a report found poor training of the volunteer officers, a lack of oversight, and cronyism.
This appointment looks like the height of dumb cronyism from pretty much all angles.
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