Atlantic City: ‘Trump turned this place into a ghost town’

When Trump won the election, photographer Brian Rose made straight for the gambling town – to show the reality behind his billionaire boasts. The broken city he captured speaks volumes about today’s AmericaWhen Donald Trump opened the towering Trump Ta…

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New agriculture reform bill would lift curtain on secretive food lobby practices

Republican senator Mike Lee and New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker’s proposed law would require agricultural marketing programs to make budgets public

A new bill proposing restrictions on lucrative and controversial government-backed farm promotion programs is expected to be introduced by Utah Republican senator Mike Lee and New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker on Thursday.

The move would affect the American Egg Board, the body revealed by the Guardian last year to have used its funds to wage a massive and secret campaign against Hampton Creek, a startup selling egg-free mayonnaise.

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Justice Department to United Airlines: you cannot have a monopoly in Newark

DOJ sues to prevent airline from acquiring additional flight slots that would give it 73% of all slots in New Jersey’s Newark Liberty international airport

The US Justice Department has sued to prevent United Airlines from acquiring an additional 24 flight slots at Newark Liberty international airport, in a move that could potentially endanger the airline’s expansion plans.

The lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims that both United and Delta, which currently owns the slots, violated US antitrust laws – Delta by attempting to sell the slots, and United by trying to buy them to “maintain and enhance its monopoly position at Newark”.

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