No One Mentions That The Russian Trail Leads To Democratic Lobbyists
A number of top Democratic lobbyists have significant ties to Russian interests, including the Podesta Group, Lanny Davis, and former Sen. John Breaux.
Zimbabwe is free of Robert Mugabe, should the world celebrate?
Zimbabwe may be free of Robert Mugabe, who has been deposed in an apparent military coup, but the celebrations occurring in the country's capital will be short-lived. Emmerson Mnangagwa, the man who m...
Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute
The Turkish president says he will teach the Dutch about diplomacy after his ministers are barred.
Coke And Pepsi Give Millions To Public Health, Then lobby Against It
The findings, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, document the beverage industry's deep financial ties to the health community over the past five years, as part of a strat...
Banking Giant HSBC Sheltered Murky Cash Linked to Dictators and Arms Dealers
Team of journalists from 45 countries unearths secret bank accounts maintained for criminals, traffickers, tax dodgers, politicians and celebrities Secret documents reveal that global banking giant H...
The Right to Lobby
In a one person = one vote = one voice, structured democracy such as ours, how does one justify the political lobbyists? Are they just mucking up the system? The answer ? 'The Constitution guarantees ...
Only Three States Score Higher Than D+ In State Integrity Investigation; 11 Flunk | Center for Public Integrity
Trouble at the Statehouse: secrecy, corruption and conflicts of interest. In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state’s elected officials fr...
Saudi Prince Avoids Felony Charges In Sex Assault Case Near Beverly Hills
Los Angeles County prosecutors said Monday they will not file charges against a Saudi prince arrested on suspicion of sexual assault at a compound on the edge of Beverly Hills, citing insufficient evi...
Donald Trump: Tax System Is Letting Hedge Funds “Get Away With Murder”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a break from talking about illegal immigrants on Sunday to say that he would change the tax code to force people who work at hedge funds to pay more...
Obama Warns China About Using Secret Agents To Track Down Fugitives In The US.
The Obama administration has warned China about the use of undercover operatives in the United States who are assigned to pressure Chinese fugitives to return home and in some cases to recover assets ...
Lawrence Lessig Presidential Campaign: Donate Before Labor Day For Citizen Equality Act.
On Tuesday Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard law professor, announced that he would run for president if he receives $1 million in donations by Labor Day. Lessig’s plan is decidedly idiosyncratic—he has neve...
Donald Trump Nailed The Bitter Truth About Money In Politics
Trump specifically attacked his fellow GOP presidential contender, Jeb Bush, calling the former Florida governor a "puppet to his donors." He elaborated by saying "I know how the system works better t...
House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs. The argument over genetically modified food has been dominated, in recent years,...
Koch brothers fight climate funding probe
The multinational corporation run by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch has said it will not cooperate with a Senate investigation into whether the corporation has paid for research skeptical...
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Diplomacy
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Journalist
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Lobbying
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Zeth Höglund
Carl Zeth "Zäta" Konstantin Höglund (29 April 1884 – 13 August 1956) was a leading Swedish communist politician, anti-militarist, author, journalist and mayor (finansborgarråd) of Stockholm (1940–1950...
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