Transparency International release their 2011 corruption index, and the results reflect the public unrest across the world. Additionally, when the data is compared alongside development indicators, a clear correlation arises.
In many countries, if six cabinet ministers were forced to resign because of corruption allegations, you’d expect that voters would be baying for the blood of the top boss too. But not in Brazil. The president is cleaning house.
Is this Imran Khan’s time? Has he struck a chord with the people of Pakistan and become a threat to established political parties? Or will “the-beard-in-the-stomach” image cause him to fail at the ballot box?