Update: Part 4 of Trump Financial Ethics Watch Series

October 17th, 2017 by Kara in Case Studies

By: Ryan Sim President Trump is apparently not taking steps to rid the worrisome conflicts of interest associated with his administration. The problems will not go away unless there are concerted bipartisan calls for reform. Regardless of political leanings, a transparent, accountable government is essential for societal welfare. Ethics is an Indispensable Policy Gauge Ethical standards are a universal language to voice our otherwise ineffable outrage towards corruption. Champions of moral relativism will argue ethical standards are arbitrary as an evaluative tool for public policy. However, value judgments are embedded in every legislative ...