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Donald Trump inauguration live: Parade and protests for new US president, who returns Winston Churchill bust to Oval Office. All of Donald Trump's Business Ties in One Overwhelming Visualization. Before Donald Trump was the president, he was a businessman.

All of Donald Trump's Business Ties in One Overwhelming Visualization

He came to office leading a vast business enterprise that includes real estate, casinos, and a lucrative branding operation. “The network is huge,” says designer Kim Albrecht, whose riveting data visualization Trump Connections attempts to untangle it all. Albrecht used data from BuzzFeed’s TrumpWorld investigation into the president’s 1,500-odd business connections to create two visualizations.

The first places Trump at the center of an enormous web. Robert Mercer, the most important political money man you've never heard of. In 1993, Mercer and IBM colleague Peter Brown got a recruitment letter from Renaissance.

Robert Mercer, the most important political money man you've never heard of

They initially threw the letters out, according to rare October 2013 public comments by Brown at Johns Hopkins University, but ultimately decided to leave the IBM job at which they were "very happy. " Mercer was struggling with paying college tuition bills for his three daughters, according to Brown, and Renaissance was offering 50 percent more pay. Simons—a former government defense code breaker, chairman of the mathematics department at Stony Brook University and a prize-winning mathematician—needed coding help and Mercer and Brown provided it.

Exclusive: Steve Bannon, Trump’s New C.E.O., Hints at His Master Plan. Even for a campaign creating regular media tremors, the hiring of Stephen K.

Exclusive: Steve Bannon, Trump’s New C.E.O., Hints at His Master Plan

Bannon as the new campaign C.E.O. for Donald Trump has to count as a real shock. Trump is a first-time candidate who has talked about professionalizing his campaign, and yet he has hired a media bomb-thrower with no experience on the trail. But on another level, it is no surprise, since for years there has been a political symbiosis between Trump, Bannon, and Breitbart Media, the news organization that Bannon has led for the last four years.

In truth, Bannon and Breitbart Media were Trump before Trump, creating the political philosophy and the political army in waiting that has been the engine for the candidate’s astonishing rise in American politics. Steve Bannon: This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America. Steve Bannon runs the new vast right-wing conspiracy—and he wants to take down both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush.

Steve Bannon: This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America

By Joshua Green | October 8, 2015 From Photographs by Jeremy Liebman for Bloomberg Businessweek It’s nearing midnight as Steve Bannon pushes past the bluegrass band in his living room and through a crowd of Republican congressmen, political operatives, and a few stray Duck Dynasty cast members. He’s trying to make his way back to the SiriusXM Patriot radio show, broadcasting live from a cramped corner of the 14-room townhouse he occupies a stone’s throw from the Supreme Court. Mother Jones. Analyysi: Populismi uhkaa demokratiaa – ja noudattaa aina samaa kaavaa.

Hate in the Age of Trump: A Photo Essay. We are forced to confront many things in the images that photographer Johnny Milano spent five years capturing.

Hate in the Age of Trump: A Photo Essay

The ceremonial burning of a cross and a swastika in an open field. The silhouette of a child, a young and defenseless observer of hate, situated between the flaming structures. The Nazi symbol on shirt and skin.