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The Road to Policymaking

A conversation with Danny Hosein

by Benjamin Collinger

Danny Hosein is a 2016 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Before law school, he served as a political appointee in the Obama Administration at the U.S. 3,389 more words

Politics & Society

Google's European Charm Offensive Is Costing Big Bucks, Report Says

Google is spending nearly half a billion dollars to court public opinion in the E.U., according to a New York Times report Wednesday.

The search and advertising giant, which faces its share of scrutiny from European regulators, is no stranger to straight-on lobbying of government bureaucrats in Brussels. 307 more words

Tech

Is this the end of the EPC?

Handed down to the UK through the catchy-named European Union Directive 2002/91/EC, Energy Performance Certificates have been the cause of many a headache for landlords since their introduction through the infamous Home Information Packs in 2007. 537 more words

General B2l/ Prs

Should political lobbyists be allowed to become MPs?

“Owen Smith, who now faces Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership battle, worked as a lobbyist in the pharmaceutical industry for five years before becoming the MP for Pontypridd in 2010. 383 more words

Democracy

Everything changes, nothing changes

“New International Trade Secretary Liam Fox celebrated his government comeback at a Commons champagne party attended by the friend and former associate linked to his previous Cabinet downfall. 394 more words

Transparency