Chris Hamby's recent investigative series for BuzzFeed reads like dystopian fiction. He tells us of a powerful "global super court" that companies use to sue sovereign nations for cutting into their profits. Proceedings are usually secret, public oversight is virtually nonexistent, and decisions are binding.
President-Elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he recently turned down a $2 billion deal with a prominent Dubai real estate developer he called "a very amazing man" and "a friend of mine." The developer in question is Hussain Sajwani, head of Damac Properties.