Dean Baker for Truthout: It's not clear at this point whether the money Uber is spending on research is being well-spent. We only get the information that they choose to make public.
Trump's conflicts of interest are unprecedented in scope. But conflict of interest laws are often not cut and dry. They involve interpretation by lawyers and judges.
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Peter Montague is a historian and journalist whose work has appeared in Counterpunch, Huffington Post, the Nation and many other publications. He has co-authored two books on toxic heavy metals.