As Trump is about to be sworn in, the press and pundits are agog about his and his fellow Cabinet members’ deep and extensive conflicts of interest, and how dangerous they is for democracy.1 But the hue and cry about conflicts of interest is late in coming. They’ve been tolerated more and more over time […]
Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses how Trump's decision to hand off his business to his children poses a huge conflict of interest and is also unconstitutional.
Interesting tally of the world’s cheapest and most expensive places to buy drugs, alcohol, weed, etc.: click for ginormous graphic Source: Bloomberg
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Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company's history of promoting and funding climate science denial despite its internal awareness of the reality of climate change, as state AG probes continue.
Trump is likely to give DAPL, the Dakota Access Pipeline, an easement despite Army Corps of Engineers' objections.
Why is the EU project in trouble and what might be done to fix it?
How federal preemption of environmental rules can stymie the plans of California and other states to ignore Trump's policies.
When you'd thought the British had reached the limits of outlandishness on the Brexit front, they manage to outdo themselves.
An incident from the history of newly elected senator Kamala Harris, known in California for being an opportunist even by political standards.
Trump's choice to head the SEC, prominent corporate lawyer Jay Clayton, is much more of a mainstream pick than many of his other appointments so far.