After a Biotech Exec Got Chummy With Trump and the FDA, His Drug Was Fast-Tracked

Since taking office in May 2017, Food and Drug Administration head Scott Gottlieb has set about working to make drug approval a less “slow and burdensome” process. In one case, though, the drug approval process might have moved a little too quickly, according to the independent watchdog group the Project on Government…

Justice Department Sues AT&T Over Time Warner Merger Despite Charges of Political Motivation

For those who feel the merger between AT&T and Time Warner is a dangerous consolidation of media power, today is bittersweet. The Department of Justice has decided to go forward with a lawsuit to block the merger. But if reports that the suit is motivated by the Trump administration’s desire to punish CNN for its…

Ominous 'Right to be Forgotten' Case With Global Consequences Heads to Europe's Highest Court

Following the laws of individual nations becomes a hell of a conundrum when your business fundamentally has no borders. But recent court cases are threatening to make the situation even more difficult by demanding that a country’s laws be honored by companies like Google all around the world. On Wednesday, an ongoing…

In Wake of Grenfell Tower, Government Warns Removing Dangerous Cladding Is Just Making Things Worse

At least 80 people died in the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower in June. There were many questions after the blaze was extinguished, and it was discovered that among numerous safety hazards, a particularly combustible form of cladding was used on the facade of the building in order to cut costs. Panicked landlords…