Government Will Protect Us From Bad Speech? That’s the Fakest News of All: New at Reason

When government officials suppress critics, they do so only to help themselves. J.D. Tuccille writes: The folks from the government are here to protect us from extremism, fake news, and hate speech, and they’ve strong-armed some media company friends to help. “Twitter is sending out messages to people telling them… Continue reading >>

Uber CEO says relationship with ex-chief Kalanick ‘fine but strained’

January 23, 2018 (Reuters) – Uber [UBER.UL] Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said the ride-hailing company’s relationship with former chief Travis Kalanick was “fine but strained”. Kalanick was pushed out by the company’s board last year amid a litany of regulatory problems, driver and consumer scandals, and court cases. Khosrowshahi replaced… Continue reading >>

Trump Signs Funding Bill, Officially Ending Three-Day Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump signed the stop-gap funding bill late Monday night to fund the government for three weeks, officially ending the three-day-long government shutdown. After the Senate passed a procedural vote allowing the bill to advance with a margin of 81-18 Monday afternoon, the House passed the measure with a 266-150 margin, sending it to Trump’s desk. Four of the 16… Continue reading >>