Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Worse than having a government plagued by corruption – a problem by no means exclusive to the Brazilian society – is denouncing corruption and then allowing it to remain unpunished.

We are becoming complacent, conformed. Under the anesthesia of successive corruption scandals little seems to shock us, and nothing spurs us to action.

That needs to change.

In this country, men repeatedly accused of corruption crimes like former president Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here