President Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled the planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that was set to take place next month.
The conflict of interest was apparent at a recent UN agency conference to "reform" the arbitration clause that grants multinational corporations the right to sue governments.
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Dr. Michael I. Niman is a professor of journalism and media studies at Buffalo State College. His previous columns are archived at www.mediastudy.com and are available globally through syndication.