Thinktank faces double investigation after ‘cash for access’ claims | Politics | The Guardian

The Institute of Economic Affairs is facing two official investigations after it emerged that the thinktank offered potential US donors access to UK government ministers as it raised cash for research to promote free-trade deals demanded by hardline Brexiters. The Charity Commission announced on Monday that it had opened a regulatory compliance case into the […]

Cheddar, a TV Disruptor, Launches a Traditional Cable Channel – WSJ

Cheddar Inc. set out to upend traditional cable TV with its financial news-focused streaming service. Now it is making a push onto the cable dial. The company this week went live on WOW, a Denver-based cable and broadband provider with close to 800,000 subscribers. The network has been made available to about 400,000 of WOW’s […]

Portrait of the President As a Con Man

The leaked tape recording of Michael Cohen and Donald Trump discussing how to handle the payoff to silence yet another extracurricular paramour, Karen McDougal, is more important, it seems to me, than has been generally acknowledged. It’s only a shade under three minutes long. But unlike the Billy Bush tape, Trump is not performing or […]