Facebook’s Flawed Business Model for Free Expression

Oct 23, 2019

Though under increasing pressure from critics in Washington and direct threats from some presidential candidates intent on breaking up his monopoly, Mark Zuckerberg has the support of at least two prominent politicians. According to Bloomberg, the CEO and chairman of Facebook is “quietly”...

Admiral McRaven Champions Impeachment
Oct 22, 2019

Admiral McRaven Champions Impeachment

Facts Speak Louder Than Words
Oct 18, 2019

Facts Speak Louder Than Words

Joe Biden Goes Double Negative
Oct 18, 2019

Joe Biden Goes Double Negative

White Supremacists Are No Longer Hiding in the Shadows

White Supremacists Are No Longer Hiding in the Shadows

Oct 17, 2019

Democracy is on the decline. In 2018, the Freedom in the World report published by Freedom House recorded the 12th consecutive year of retreating global freedom. This included established democracies like the United States as well as authoritarian countries such as China and...

The Rising Expectations of Women Entrepreneurship

The Rising Expectations of Women Entrepreneurship

Oct 17, 2019

Over the years, I have met many Moroccan professionals committed to becoming the next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs and role models in their country, even if that means going abroad to take advantage of opportunities that have not yet matured in Morocco. I recently met with Najwa...

Superhero Culture and Cambridge Analytica

Superhero Culture and Cambridge Analytica

Oct 17, 2019

With the publication of his book exposing the Cambridge Analytica scandal and lambasting Facebook’s complicity, whistleblower Christopher Wylie has suddenly become an ephemeral star of hip media — as well as being the subject of yesterday’s Daily Devil’s Dictionary column on Fair...

Italy Evicts Steve Bannon’s Gladiators

Italy Evicts Steve Bannon’s Gladiators

Oct 15, 2019

Poor Steve Bannon. He has tried very hard, but the Cosmos seems to have lost patience with his European project. After leaving Donald Trump’s White House, he engaged in a valiant educational effort to impose his unique version of reality on the Western world so that, in turn, the West can...

Who Owns the Pronouns?

Who Owns the Pronouns?

Oct 14, 2019

CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo is one of the least interesting media personalities imposed on the American public. An obedient exponent of CNN’s aggressive establishment agenda, Cuomo long ago suppressed any talent he might have developed for interviewing. Instead, he has faithfully cultivated...

Fashion Fail: Where Did Forever 21 Go Wrong?

Fashion Fail: Where Did Forever 21 Go Wrong?

Oct 13, 2019

From its reign as king of the mall just a few years ago to its tumble into bankruptcy court last month, Forever 21 is a spectacular success story that seems destined for an unhappy ending. South Korean immigrants Jin Sook and Do Wan Chang started the chain in 1984 with $11,000 that they saved...

A CIA Analyst Spotted Something Egregious

A CIA Analyst Spotted Something Egregious

Oct 11, 2019

Since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States in 2016, the political culture of the nation has been shattered by an unending series of disturbing cleavages. Trump has polarized the entire nation and forced the media into two camps: one condemning everything he does and the...

Narendra Modi Has No Business Campaigning for Trump

Narendra Modi Has No Business Campaigning for Trump

Oct 10, 2019

On September 22, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a rally in Houston, Texas, amidst a thunderous welcome from 50,000 Indian Americans chanting “Howdy, Modi!” He appeared on stage along with the US president, Donald Trump, who was introduced by Modi as “my friend, a friend of...

The NY Times’ Ruthless Assault on Russians

The NY Times’ Ruthless Assault on Russians

Oct 10, 2019

The New York Times should really be called “The New Cold War Times.” It has consistently focused on reporting the most intimate thoughts (i.e., prejudice and propaganda) of an intelligence community that owes its historical existence to the golden age of post-World War II Soviet communism....

In Trump’s Latest Match, He Faces a Tag Team

In Trump’s Latest Match, He Faces a Tag Team

Oct 09, 2019

When he announced his intention to withdraw US troops from Syria — exposing the Kurds to the wrath of both their traditional oppressors, the Turks and what remains of the Islamic State group — US President Donald Trump didn’t expect a revolt from his own political base. Yet that’s what he...

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