In the first year of ‘Russiagate’ coverage, the combined profits from Fox News, MSNBC and CNN increased by 13 percent.
Nick Lehr/The Conversation
For the rest of us, it’s another sign of the country’s eroding media and political landscape.
Special counsel Robert Mueller reached no definitive conclusion about whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice in firing FBI Director James Comey or attacking his own investigation.
Reuters/Hyungwon Kang, AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Reuters/Jonathan Ernst, Twitter
Legally, a person can obstruct justice even if he committed no other crime – though it is harder to prove. It all depends on the intent behind pressuring investigators, say, or firing an FBI director.
The AI behind retail websites has learnt the best strategy is to copy each other’s prices – and that can see them ‘collude’ to keep them high.
Will the public ever see a report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller?
Will the public ever see a report from Robert Mueller’s investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia? Maybe not. There are big legal hurdles to making it public.
A man holding a Q sign, a reference to a conspiracy theory group, waits to enter a campaign rally with President Trump, Aug. 2, 2018, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Some people are habitual conspiracy thinkers – there’s a plan behind everything, and it’s usually malevolent. One scientist set out to understand who is likely to ascribe to these theories.
And if President Trump is removed from office? Meet President Pence.
The claim of “resistance” inside the White House offers the possibility of government by Trump appointees who prefer to keep their positions rather than publicly denounce a man they disapprove of.
A protestor outside the Virginia courtroom where Paul Manafort was convicted of fraud on Tuesday.
The legal travails of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen bring the Mueller investigation into the White House.
Findings from South Africa’s Health Market Inquiry makes recommendations to close the information gap between service providers and consumers.
Michelle Mielly, Grenoble Ecole de Management.
Third in the Oxford-style debate series, this article argues against the motion that “the impact reflected by Trump is here to stay” by focusing on the transitory nature of his presidency.
Wigmore and Banks: ooh, Brexit? Oooh! Suits you sir, suits you.
The rules are clear on campaign donations but meetings with foreign representatives are more of a grey area.
On September 24, 2019, US President Donald Trump was at the United Nations to speak to the general assembly. His visit was overshadowed by the decision by the House of Representatives to initiate impeachment proceedings against him based on revelations in the unfolding Ukraine scandal.
On September 24, 2019, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House had launched a formal impeachment inquiry against the president. But as history shows, the outcome is anything but assured.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, center.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
It hasn’t always been, writes legal expert.
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive.
South Africa’s Competition Commission may be wasting resources in undertaking market inquiries as they are expensive and yield little results.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Laws that limit presidential power won’t enforce themselves – Congress must act.
Amendments to South Africa’s competition law provides more scrutiny of pricing practices in oligopolistic markets.
South Africa’s tightening up of its competition law enables it to punish collusive conduct by firms, but there are major obstacles to implementing the changes.
Like the banks, John Gotti was known as the ‘teflon don’ because of prosecutors’ failure to convict him for his alleged crimes.
Banks have become like Wall Street versions of “teflon don” John Gotti, able to avoid conviction despite repeated criminal prosecutions.
Australia’s corporate regulator wants to tackle what it believes is collusion in the petrol industry, but court action to date hasn’t really succeeded.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s latest foray into the difficult and politically charged arena of petrol pricing is just the latest in a long running saga that is unlikely to be resolved…