Corporate Power

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Real estate heir Jared Kushner has continued to amass power within the Trump administration, despite the fact that he has never held elected office nor has he been reviewed by the Senate for potential ethics violations. (Photo: Jamel Toppin/ Forbes)
Bringing President Donald Trump's notion of government as corporate enterprise to fruition, the White House on Monday announced that Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner will be leading a sweeping government overhaul, leaning on business leaders to solve pressing national issues while looking to privatize key government functions. Trump and Kushner...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Privacy and consumer advocates—and a seemingly endless chorus of Internet user...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Surprising no one, a new report out Wednesday finds that President Donald Trump...

Further

For those puzzled by the rancor and mistrust so many feel for Hillary Clinton, a lucid Matt Taibbi looks at Clinton's $675,000 speeches to Goldman Sachs to reveal they're about not just money but allegiance. Turns out Clinton declared that "banker-bashing (was) foolish," it takes a village to get out of a financial crisis (in fact caused by a few greedy oligarchs), and public anger is something "we" - oligarchs and Clintons - need to wait out.