The fatal shooting of a 25-year-old black man named Ahmaud Arbery in neighboring Georgia — confronted by a white father and son who were initially allowed to go free after telling police they suspected him in a burglary — triggers an ache in Gosa that’s been passed down through the generations. … [Read more...] about Older black voters have a 2020 dream: huge turnout, new president
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"Taking into consideration the many requests we received from activists and citizens to organize a protest against the latest political developments in our country [Kosovo], we felt obligated to demonstrate a way in which an eventual protest could be held in this new condition of the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said. … [Read more...] about Protesters in Kosovo Oppose President’s Nominee for Prime Minister
Of course, the irony here is that Trump’s perceived victimhood has produced an order that itself seeks to infringe on valid speech under the First Amendment. Trump is not a private citizen; Twitter is. But more concerning is the apparent reality that a cadre of federal public servants — including lawyers who passed the bars of their respective states and entered the federal government pledging to serve the interests of the public — researched, drafted, polished and signed off on this troubling missive. … [Read more...] about What does Trump’s latest executive order say about him?
The U.S. Judicial Conference’s Code of Conduct Committee proposed the ban in January, based on its conclusion that “[a] reasonable and informed public would view judges holding a membership … to hold, advocate and serve … conservative interests.” The committee stated that it previously had no ethical concerns about Federalist Society membership, but that there is an “evolving public perception” about the society. This is where the efforts of the Democratic senators come in. … [Read more...] about Federal judges should be allowed to be Federalist Society members
When we broke up AT&T, it unlocked tremendous shareholder value and it did away with a monopoly that had negative externalities. My question is, just as a consumer — I think you and I would pay a decent amount of money every month for Twitter. I think a lot of people would pay for Instagram, and it might not have the global reach, but it would have recurring revenue, which gets valued at a higher multiple. If they held onto 20 percent of their user base and had 700 million instead of 3 and a half billion, but they were each paying one, three, five, ten bucks a month based on the service thing, I think you’d end up with a company that didn’t have the rage machine trying to pit us against each other. Netflix doesn’t get weaponized. Netflix doesn’t make us hate each other. Twitter makes us hate each other. I don’t see any more elegant solution than figuring out a way to encourage them to change their business model. As soon as it goes from … [Read more...] about Why Twitter Should Delete Trump’s Account