Immanuel Kant and Niccolò Machiavelli – two philosophers from two very different periods – share little in common other than that they both dabbled heavily in the ethics of greed and the practicalities of being virtuous. 1,065 more words
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The European parliament has voted by an overwhelming majority to adopt a report that demands a stronger transparency register for lobbyists.
Lobbying groups advocating for European military service providers and arms manufacturers include:
International Peace Operations Association, a lobbying group founded in 2001 in Washington, D.C., that represents the interests of mercenary companies around the world. 458 more words
Google’s Eric Schmidt is no stranger to D.C. He has spent lots of time at the White House and on Capitol Hill lobbying on behalf of his titan technology company. 1,066 more words
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Senate majority leader says the chamber could debate ethics legislation this week that would curb lobbying.
The bill would make lawmakers wait two years after their terms expire before registering as lobbyists. 155 more words