Global Financial Integrity

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About DC Forum


Capitalism operating in secrecy and democracy operating with transparency cannot coexist. Rising economic inequality driven by secretive capitalism and faltering political democracy drifting toward authoritarianism could end the democratic-capitalist system. This is an existential threat to humanity in the 21st century, paralleling the importance of climate change.

To renew our shared commitments, both capitalism and democracy must function with greatly strengthened levels of transparency and accountability. Effective measures to reach these goals are readily available, given the political will to act.

The DC Forum works to achieve the needed will to act.