Arguing "those of us who believe in democracy and civil rights and a common humanity...have no choice but to move forward," President Obama delivered the 2018 Nelson Mandela Lecture to mark what would have been the anti-apartheid icon's 100th birthday. In a stirring tribute to Mandela's legacy and call to emulate it, Obama decried "those in power (who) seek to undermine every institution or norm that gives democracy meaning" without ever saying the "T" word.
"Recent self-dealing, conflicts of interest, and attacks on the rule of law have dragged our country to a new low, but the roots of today's corruption extend well beyond any one president or Congress."
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Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy