Monday, December 5, 2022

Tag: ethics

Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘there’s no...

In one case, an official working on energy regulation recently lobbied for oil and coal companies – but the White House won’t say whether he received an ethics waiver.

Congressman under criminal investigation for campaign finance violations

“Rep. Hunter has shown a blatant disregard for the rules, spending tens of thousands of dollars from his campaign for his personal benefit.”

Ethics professionals pen open letter: Trump’s cabinet nominations must be delayed

The Republican-controlled Senate is pushing hard to hold confirmation hearings for Trump’s cabinet picks, before their financial disclosure reports and ethics agreements are finalized.

Christie Tells It Like It Isn’t

Any politician that has to tell you that they’re truth-tellers, probably aren't. So beware of the big man from New Jersey, Chris Christie, who just threw his name in the hat for the 2016 presidential race.

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Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.