(Recorded May 28, 2016) This Week: (1) the political news round-up; (2) Peter Thiel v. Gawker; and (3) Obama’s trip to Asia.
This Week’s Links:
Given this week’s show, we thought you might find these interesting.
- Tech Company: We Will Put Up $10 Million For Bernie-Trump Debate – BuzzFeed News
- A Tussle and an Apology From Trudeau
- Hillary Clinton Is Criticized for Private Emails in State Dept. Review
- IG Report on Clinton Email Concludes With…Nothing New
- What the State Department Email Report Means for Hillary Clinton
- Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Say They’ll Debate. Here’s Why It Could Happen.
- Will Trump and Sanders Debate? – The Atlantic
- Clinton declines Fox News debate with Sanders – POLITICO
- Dems discuss dropping Wasserman Schultz
- The Democrats’ Wasserman Schultz problem – POLITICO
- Protesters Throw Rocks at Police Horses Outside Trump Rally in Albuquerque
- Police Clash With Anti-Trump Demonstrators in Anaheim
- Trump fires top aide – POLITICO
- Trump admits using aliases for business deals – POLITICO
- Two officers in Freddie Gray case sue Marilyn Mosby – Baltimore Sun
- Police Officer in Freddie Gray Case Is Acquitted of All Charges
Thiel v. Gawker
- Peter Thiel Is Said to Bankroll Hulk Hogan’s Suit Against Gawker
- Peter Thiel vs. Gawker: The Flame War’s Logical Conclusion – The Atlantic
- Should You Be Allowed to Invest in a Lawsuit?
- How Does Litigation Finance Influence Attorneys?
- Peter Thiel’s funding of Hulk Hogan-Gawker litigation should not raise concerns
- Tip of the iceberg? Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the ancient offense of ‘champerty’ – LA Times
Obama in Asia
- Obama’s historic Asia visit, in photos
- Vietnam Arms Embargo to Be Fully Lifted, Obama Says in Hanoi
- Don’t start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms embargo lifted
- Obama’s delicate dance on Vietnam’s ‘dire’ human rights – CNNPolitics.com
- Obama lifts US embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam – BBC News
- In Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima, a Complex Calculus of Asian Politics
- What About Us, Nagasaki Asks, as Obama’s Hiroshima Trip Nears
- Obama’s Hiroshima Visit Sends the Wrong Message to China
- Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for World War Two bombing