conflict of interest

Public Citizen: Trump Violating His Own Executive Order on Ethics

April 1, 2018

Public Citizen, a consumer rights advocacy group, has filed 30 ethics complaints for violations of Trump’s executive order, identifying at least 36 former lobbyists who are now working in Trump’s administration on issues for which they have recently lobbied. That number is just the tip of the iceberg, says Craig Holman, PC’s government affairs lobbyist

Hundreds of Keystone XL Protestors Arrested, Look to Influence Obama’s Final Decision on Pipeline

March 3, 2014

Hundreds of students demand President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline deal, but Obama has already fast tracked the southern half of the pipeline which is currently delivering Canadian tar sands to Texas refineries

Why the Right Should Support the Return of Glass-Steagall

July 17, 2013

Bill Black: Glass-Steagall prevented a classic conflict of interest that any side of the aisle can blatantly see

Chakravarthi Raghavan on International Trade

February 7, 2013
Chakravarthi Raghavan: The International Convention on Settlement on Investment Disputes has become a mechanism that reinforces multinational corporate property rights over a countries ability to create public policy in its people interest