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This week we’re digging into the scandal surrounding the departure of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, the fallout from the Pandora Papers, the Facebook Whistleblower and the results of the German elections. Hosted by Diana Arce (she / her), and Tina Lee (she / her) with Miriam Aced (she / her) in absentia. Brought to you by Artists Without a Cause, Wahl Gegen Rechts and Migration Voter .

Notes from this week’s episode:

Sebastian Kurz resigns following corruption allegations:
- https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/10/world/europe/austria-chancellor-european-right.html
- https://www.spiegel.de/ausland/oesterreich-sebastian-kurz-festgenommene-meinungsforscherin-wieder-frei-a-7e8f9175-cdc4-437a-b3ff-09cd6ca21c05

Czech elections- No for ANO?

https://www.politico.eu/article/uncertain-future-for-czech-pm-babis-as-his-party-looks-set-to-lose-election/
- Was it Pandora papers? https://www.icij.org/investigations/pandora-papers/czech-prime-ministers-party-narrowly-loses-re-election-days-after-pandora-papers-revelations-in-surprise-outcome/

Pandora Papers: The next big reveal of global corruption

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-58780561

Reading recommendation: Money Land by Oliver Bullough

Global fallout: https://www.icij.org/investigations/pandora-papers/political-and-business-links-to-pandora-papers-roil-parliaments-anti-corruption-and-tax-authorities-as-global-fallout-swells/

Chilean President impeachment investigation after PPhttps://www.icij.org/investigations/pandora-papers/chilean-president-sebastian-pinera-to-be-criminally-investigated-due-to-pandora-papers-revelations/

Facebook:

The whistleblower: https://youtu.be/_Lx5VmAdZSI

Senate hearing: 
https://www.commerce.senate.gov/2021/10/protecting%20kids%20online:%20testimony
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German Coalition Talks:

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/german-spd-expects-lead-new-coalition-this-year-talks-deepen-2021-10-11/

https://www.dw.com/en/germany-spd-greens-fdp-make-progress-in-exploratory-talks/a-59483614

Playlist:

Mariah Carey- Dreamlover

Mariah Carey- Fantasy

Mariah Carey - Make it Happen

Lucy Pearl - Dance Tonight

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