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ETHICAL DILEMMAS?

What Would You Do?

The Museum of Political Corruption

President Jimmy Carter's contribution to an ongoing MPC initiative on ethical leadership  

"...a museum that would not only detail Albany's many political scandals but also offer some possible solutions to corruption."

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- Chris Weigant, HuffingtonPost

 

FROM ALBANY TO BROADWAY!

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'shout-out' to The Museum of Political Corruption

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ADMISSION* (BRIBES)

ADULT BRIBE: $12.50 
CHILDREN'S BRIBES* $6.50

*CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12, BUT PARENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO LIE ABOUT THE AGE OF THEIR CHILDREN.


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"...an idea whose time has come. If I were passing through Albany, I'd visit, that's for sure!"

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON, references us on page 137 in his book on Hamilton! 


 

NELLIE BLY AWARD 2019

Nov. 7th, 6PM

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Like President Carter's quote above, The MPC is collecting quotes on ethical leadership from leaders and role models in government, sports, business, education, the arts and religion. Help us collect quotes!  What would your quote be?

Roundtable  and Public Forum on Corruption featuring (clockwise from upper left) Frank Anechiarico, Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law, Hamilton College; Blair Horner, Executive Director, New York Public Interest Research Group; Zephyr Teachout, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University, and Jimmy Vielkind, POLITICO, New York's Albany Bureau Chief.

 voices against corruption

 

MPC TRUSTEE AND COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY POLITICAL SCIENTIST PAUL LAGUNES DISCUSSES CORRUPTION ON FUTURE HINDSIGHT PODCAST. 

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 HELP BUILD THE MUSEUM OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION! 

Join us, November 7th, at 6 PM for our 3rd annual Nellie Bly Award Reception, Ceremony and Roundtable Discusssion as we honor James Heaney of Investigative Post.  Following a delicious reception catered by Nicole's, listen to experts explain the challenges of bringing news to the public and transparency to our government.  The vent is at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue. Group/student discounts are available.  

We do not have a physical location yet, but with your help we can build this museum to educate and empower the public. This museum will tell the story of corruption and deliver the vital message that good government is up to us! Help us build. Donate today! 

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Get a Kickback, an "Original MPC Cover-up!" TM, a "Mug-shot" Mug TM, or the latest fashion in Corrupt-Wear TM

and The Center for Ethical Governance

- Editorial Board, The Poughkeepsie Journal

"INGENIOUS!"

REFLECTIONS ON ETHICAL LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE:


​​​​​President Carter's Message to

The Museum of Political Corruption