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Kleptocracy

The Trump Brand Goes Down-Market

If Act 1 was selling the Trump name, the play’s in trouble. Ticket prices for things named Trump are selling at a deep discount. It’s hard to make gold on a brand name that has turned to sludge.

November 4, 2016
New York Police pull a climber into a window of Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Man Who Scaled Trump Tower Wanted Meeting With GOP Nominee

In a video that was uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday, the man discussed climbing the tower in a message addressed to Trump. “The reason I climbed your tower was to get your attention,” he said in the video and then encouraged people to vote for Trump.

August 11, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump walks past a teleprompter as he departs after delivering a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, United States, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Trump Used His Aliases For Much More — And Worse — Than Gossip

But “John Barron” didn’t just puff Trump’s sexual boasting in the press. “Barron” was also menacing, as revealed in the following film clip about his abuse of Polish immigrant construction workers – and the attorney who tried to help them.

May 14, 2016

Excerpt: ‘Trump: The Greatest Show On Earth — The Deals, The Downfall, The Reinvention’

From the new foreword to Wayne Barrett’s legendary biography of Donald Trump, a disturbing look at the real deals.

May 1, 2016
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5 Things To Remember About ‘The Donald’

For years Donald Trump has boasted about what a great president he would make, while never actually running for any elected office himself. That came to an end Tuesday. As he enters his first political campaign, here are five things from The Donald’s formidable career to keep in mind.

June 17, 2015