KickBack - The GLOBAL ANTICORRUPTION PODCAST

This podcast series features

in-depth interviews

with a wide range of corruption experts,

on questions such as:

 

What have we learned from 20+ years of (anti)corruption research? 

Why and how does power corrupt?

Which theories help to make sense of corruption?

What can we do to manage corruption?

How to recover stolen assets?

 

With a discussion around these and many other questions that fascinate us about corruption research we hope to reach and engage with a broad audience.

 

The guest so far have included Pulitzer Prize winning journalistsworld-leading corruption scholars, chief Economists of Development Banks, former FBI agents, creative and passionate anti-corruption practitionershigh ranking corruption investigators and the first UN whistleblower.

 

 

Get in touch with us via:

Email: info@icrnetwork.org

Twitter: @KickBackGAP

Facebook: Facebook/KickBackGAP

 

KickBackGAP is a podcast project by...

Nils Köbis
Christopher Starke
Matthew Stephenson

& Jonathan Kleinpass

 

Special thanks to Kayhan Golkar for composing our jingle "Points"

 

You can subscribe to the Podcast via Soundcloud, StitcherSpotify or Itunes.

 

You can support the podcast by becoming a patreon.

 

 


KickBack - The Global Anticorruption Podcast

113. Ketakandriana Rafitoson on state capture In Madagascar and its international linkages (Thu, 23 May 2024)
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112. John Penrose (MP) on his experiences as the UK government's Anti-Corruption Champion (Thu, 09 May 2024)
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111. Tom Burgis on investigating corruption and the fight to own the truth (Thu, 25 Apr 2024)
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110. Richard Nephew on coordinating US efforts to counter corruption (Thu, 28 Mar 2024)
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109. The links between corruption and national security issues (Thu, 14 Mar 2024)
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108. Alison Taylor on anti-corruption in the changing landscape for business ethics (Thu, 29 Feb 2024)
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107. Introduction to defining corruption (Thu, 01 Feb 2024)
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106. Sankhitha Gunaratne on combating state capture in Sri Lanka (Fri, 19 Jan 2024)
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105. Daniel Freund on the responsibilities of the European Union in fighting corruption. (Fri, 05 Jan 2024)
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104. Anti-corruption political parties: how do they emerge and what is their track record? (Thu, 14 Dec 2023)
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103. Robert Klitgaard on different lenses for analysing corruption (Thu, 30 Nov 2023)
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102. Professional enablers and transnational corruption: How can standards be raised? (Thu, 16 Nov 2023)
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101. Reflections on the key issues raised in Episode 100 (Thu, 02 Nov 2023)
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100. The state of practice in the corruption field: insights from leading global thinkers (Thu, 19 Oct 2023)
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99. Huma Yusuf on the links between business integrity and ESG (Fri, 28 Jul 2023)
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98. Introduction to Corruption Theory (Thu, 06 Jul 2023)
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97. Michela Wrong on the story behind It's Our Turn to Eat and her writing on Africa (Thu, 22 Jun 2023)
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96. John Githongo on lessons from the fight against corruption in Kenya (Thu, 08 Jun 2023)
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95. Magnus Öhman on political finance and corruption (Thu, 25 May 2023)
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94. Grant Walton on the politics of anti-corruption in Papua New Guinea (Thu, 04 May 2023)
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93. Introduction to corruption measurement debates (Thu, 20 Apr 2023)
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92. Andrew Wedeman on the politics of anti-corruption campaigns in China (Thu, 06 Apr 2023)
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91. Cheri-Leigh Erasmus on the work of the Accountability Lab (Thu, 23 Mar 2023)
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90. Claudia Baez Camargo on lessons from applying a social norms approach to corruption (Thu, 09 Mar 2023)
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89. Cecilia Müller Torbrand on collective action and addressing corruption in shipping (Thu, 23 Feb 2023)
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88. Luís de Sousa on anti-corruption agencies and Portugal's anti-corruption journey (Wed, 08 Feb 2023)
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87. Paul Massaro on the US strategy for fighting kleptocracy (Tue, 24 Jan 2023)
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86. Dame Margaret Hodge on integrity in business and politics in the UK (Wed, 11 Jan 2023)
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85. Shannon Green on USAID's approach to anti-corruption and dekleptification (Mon, 19 Dec 2022)
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84. Matthew Stephenson and Liz Dávid-Barrett on the future of Kickback (Tue, 06 Dec 2022)
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83. Maggie Murphy and Dan Hough on integrity in football (Thu, 17 Nov 2022)
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82. Daniel Kaufmann and Liz Dávid-Barrett on state capture (Fri, 04 Nov 2022)
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81. Andrii Borovyk & Gretta Fenner an anti-corruption during the war & reconstruction in Ukraine (Tue, 26 Jul 2022)
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80. Mihaly Fazekas on corruption risks in public procurement and the potential of new technologies (Wed, 06 Jul 2022)
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79. Michel Sapin and Valentina Lana on France’s unique approach to anti-corruption (Mon, 20 Jun 2022)
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78. Ray Fisman on types of corruption and the hidden influence of political connections (Mon, 23 May 2022)
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77. Frederik Obermaier on the Suisse Secrets (Mon, 09 May 2022)
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76. Gary Kalman on anti-corruption legislation in the US (Tue, 26 Apr 2022)
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75. Anastasia Kirilenko on media freedom and the role of civil society in Russia (Mon, 11 Apr 2022)
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74. Svitlana Musiiaka on the Independent Anti-Corruption Commission in Ukraine (Mon, 04 Apr 2022)
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73. Oksana Nesterenko on the war in Ukraine and Putin's regime (Wed, 23 Mar 2022)
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72. Igor Logvinenko on corruption and the current sanctions in Russia (Tue, 15 Mar 2022)
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71. Inna Melnykovska on how crony capitalism relates to the war in Ukraine (Fri, 04 Mar 2022)
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70. Oksana Huss & Joseph Pozsgai-Alvarez on the war in Ukraine (Tue, 01 Mar 2022)
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69. Caryn Peiffer on social norms and anti-corruption messages (Mon, 14 Feb 2022)
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68. Torplus Yomnak on transparency & strengthening the judiciary in Thailand (Mon, 31 Jan 2022)
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67. Elizabeth David-Barrett on state capture & anti-corruption clubs (Mon, 17 Jan 2022)
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66. Casey Michel on the American support for kleptocracies across the globe (Mon, 13 Dec 2021)
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65. Dan Hough on integrity and corruption in sports (Mon, 29 Nov 2021)
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64. Michael Johnston on syndromes of corruption and how to tackle them (Mon, 15 Nov 2021)
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63. Peter Y. Solmssen on cleaning up the Siemens bribery scandal in his role as the general counsel (Mon, 01 Nov 2021)
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62. Will Fitzgibbon on the work of the ICIJ uncovering the Pandora Papers (Mon, 18 Oct 2021)
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61. Fernanda Odilla & Anwesha Chakraborty on anti-corruption technologies in Brazil and India (Mon, 04 Oct 2021)
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60. Kate Bateman on the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (Mon, 20 Sep 2021)
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59. Jodi Vittori on corruption and the US military operation in Afghanistan (Mon, 06 Sep 2021)
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58. ICRN Forum Special - How can academics and policy makers communicate in anti-corruption? (Mon, 05 Jul 2021)
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57. Robert Barrington on anti-corruption legislation in the United Kingdom (Mon, 21 Jun 2021)
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56. Alice Mattoni on the potential of digital media for social movements against corruption (Mon, 07 Jun 2021)
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55. Michael Mohallem on Lava Jato and anti-corruption efforts in Brazil (Mon, 24 May 2021)
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54. Nicola Bonucci on the history and future of the OECD Anti-Bribery convention (Mon, 10 May 2021)
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53. Patrick Alley on co-founding Global Witness, working on anti-corruption and environmentalism (Mon, 26 Apr 2021)
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52. Tommy Thomas on the 1MDB scandal in Malaysia and his role as attorney general (Mon, 12 Apr 2021)
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51. Thomas Stelzer on the Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency & Integrity (Mon, 29 Mar 2021)
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50. Olesea Stamate on her experience in tackling corruption in Moldova (Mon, 15 Mar 2021)
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49. Diana Chigas and Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church on social norms approaches to anti-corruption. (Mon, 01 Mar 2021)
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48. Gary Kalman on the Corporate Transparency Act & the Corruption Perception Index score in the USA (Mon, 15 Feb 2021)
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47. Eric Kinaga on open data initiatives to fight land corruption in Kenya and beyond (Mon, 01 Feb 2021)
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46. Lola Adekanye on the anti-corruption efforts by the Center for International Private Enterprises (Mon, 18 Jan 2021)
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45. Norm Eisen on the vulnerabilities and resilience of American political institutions (Mon, 04 Jan 2021)
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44. Doussouba Konaté & Moussa Kondo on anti-corruption activities by Accountability Lab in Mali (Mon, 14 Dec 2020)
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43. Jack Goldsmith on his book "After Trump" & ways to avoid corruption in upcoming administrations (Mon, 30 Nov 2020)
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42. Daniel Freund on the rule of law mechanism to fight corruption in the EU (Mon, 16 Nov 2020)
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41. Claudia Escobar on (anti-)corruption in Guatemala's judiciary system (Mon, 02 Nov 2020)
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40. James Wasserstrom on the challenges of anti-corruption work in (post-)conflict regions (Tue, 20 Oct 2020)
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39. Frederik Obermaier on the FinCEN Files, revealing global money laundering systems (Mon, 05 Oct 2020)
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38. James Wasserstrom on being the first UN whistleblower (Mon, 21 Sep 2020)
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37. Michael Hershman on co-founding Transparency International and corruption in sports (Mon, 07 Sep 2020)
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36. Danielle Brian on her work at the Project On Government Oversight and corruption risks in the US (Mon, 27 Jul 2020)
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35. von Weizsäcker & Kossow on promises and perils to use blockchain for anti-corruption (Mon, 13 Jul 2020)
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34. Asoka Obeysekere on the anti-corruption work of Transparency International in Sri Lanka (Mon, 29 Jun 2020)
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33. Irio Musskopf on using Artificial Intelligence to fight corruption (Mon, 15 Jun 2020)
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32. Robert Manzanares on leading the Obiang investigation, asset recovery & a Michael Jackson glove (Mon, 01 Jun 2020)
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31. Sarah Steingruber on need for anticorruption measures in global response to COVID-19 crisis (Mon, 18 May 2020)
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30. Samuel Power on (corrupt) party financing and the political economy of Facebook advertising (Mon, 04 May 2020)
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29. Mushtaq Khan & Paul Heywood on populism, digital technologies & RCTs (Part II) (Mon, 20 Apr 2020)
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28. Taryn Vian on corruption risks in the health sector & distrust in science in times of COVID-19 (Mon, 06 Apr 2020)
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27. Mushtaq Khan and Paul Heywood on Anti-Corruption Evidence (Part I) (Sun, 22 Mar 2020)
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26. Doron Navot on corruption allegations against Netanyahu, post-truth & the concept of Combina (Mon, 09 Mar 2020)
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25. Roberto de Michele & Francesco De Simone on IDB’s approaches to evidence-based Anti- Corruption (Mon, 24 Feb 2020)
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24. Gary Kalman on beneficial ownership & his vision for Transparency International USA (Mon, 10 Feb 2020)
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23. Andrés Hernández on protest, populism, and the anti-corruption referendum in Colombia (Mon, 27 Jan 2020)
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22. Charles Davidson on kleptocracy, beneficial ownership and reputation laundering (Mon, 13 Jan 2020)
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21. Nils & Christopher on the first year and the future of Kickback (Mon, 23 Dec 2019)
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20. Leonor Ortiz Monasterio & Miguel Meza on anti-corruption in Mexico (Mon, 09 Dec 2019)
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19. Monika Bauhr on need vs. greed corruption and how it is linked to gender (Mon, 25 Nov 2019)
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18. David Barboza on investigating the hidden wealth of Chinese elites (Mon, 11 Nov 2019)
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17. Shaul Shalvi on behavioral ethics and the psychological roots of corruption (Mon, 28 Oct 2019)
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16. Kevin E. Davis on his book "Between Impunity & Imperialism" and fighting transnational bribery (Mon, 14 Oct 2019)
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15. Sergei Guriev on the value of governance, inclusion & the internet for anti-corruption efforts (Mon, 30 Sep 2019)
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14. Kieu Vien on encouraging discussions about corruption & shaping anti-corruption laws in Vietnam (Mon, 16 Sep 2019)
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13. Cristina Bicchieri on social norms of corruption, Antanas Mockus and Soap Operas (Mon, 02 Sep 2019)
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12. Oguzhan Dincer on measuring corruption at different levels & historic developments in Turkey (Mon, 19 Aug 2019)
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11. Daria Kaleniuk on the anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine (Mon, 05 Aug 2019)
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10. Elise Bean on financial fraud, money laundering and the top 3 policies to curb corruption (Mon, 22 Jul 2019)
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9. Debra LaPrevotte on being an FBI agent, asset recovery, safe havens for cleptocrats & war crimes (Mon, 08 Jul 2019)
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8. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi on corruption in Romania, democratic transitions, advise for young scholars (Mon, 24 Jun 2019)
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7. Paul Heywood on which questions to ask to gain new insights into the wicked problem of corruption (Mon, 10 Jun 2019)
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6. Frederik Obermaier on Panama Papers, Ibiza video & the role of media freedom for anti-corruption (Mon, 27 May 2019)
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5. Bo Rothstein on corruption as a collective action problem and long term fixes (Mon, 13 May 2019)
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4. Paul Lagunes on transparency 2.0, the importance of citizens for anti-corruption in Latin America (Mon, 29 Apr 2019)
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3. Robtel Neajai Pailey on how to teach anti-corruption through children's books (Mon, 15 Apr 2019)
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2. Deltan Dallagnol on leading the prosecution of the Lava Jato investigations in Brazil (Mon, 01 Apr 2019)
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1. Susan Rose-Ackerman on the principal-agent theory of corruption (Mon, 18 Mar 2019)
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Media Coverage

The podcast has been featured on the Global Anti-Corruption Blog (here) and the Center for International Private Enterprises, Anti-Corruption & Governance Center's Business and Integrity Blog (here).