Intended for healthcare professionals


Corruption: medicine’s dirty open secret

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 25 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4184

Beware of World Capitals

World capitals are wicked. Each one is a Potemkin village hiding Faustian bargains. Each one subverts citizens and troops to captives and dupes, dollars and cents to dolor and nonsense, and democracy and capitalism to fiefdoms of fraud and kingdoms of kleptocracy and capitulation. Bloated with presumption and loaded with corruption, world capitals cry out for exposure, disclosure, and closure. 

Competing interests: No competing interests

06 July 2014
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO, USA