Andrew Yang’s Plan to Regulate ‘Big Tech’ Is Tyranny

Andrew Yang’s plan to regulate big tech will end up backfiring, and trample the Constitution in the process. As technology outpaces government’s understanding of it, policymakers are at a loss in trying to regulate it properly. Yang’s proposal to create more government, not to mention a new department, completely ignores the $22 trillion deficit hanging […]

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Three Fronts in the Global Digital Currency Wars

Jeremy Allaire is co-founder, CEO and chairman of Circle, a global financial services company that provides a platform for individuals, institutions and entrepreneurs to build businesses, invest and raise capital with open crypto technologies. The views expressed here are his own. The past several months have brought dramatic new technology, market and regulatory developments in […]

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Trump Got No Money From Ukraine, Clinton Got $25M From Saudis

As the Trump impeachment inquiry enters its next phase, GOP Senators will argue that there was a quid pro quo in the notorious phone call with Ukraine’s president, but it was not illegal. It’s the same argument Hillary Clinton supporters used to defend the Clinton Foundation’s contributions from foreign governments. The Clinton 2020 rumor mill […]

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Tacko Fall Missed His NBA Debut Because a Ceiling Attacked Him

Securing a spot on an NBA roster as an undrafted free agent is challenging enough for any first-year player, but just one game into the season, Boston Celtics rookie/human skyscraper Tacko Fall’s quest for superstardom has already crashed into a wall. Or, more accurately, a ceiling. Perhaps threatened by his Goliathan stature, a ceiling reportedly […]

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How Fallout 76 Shows Bethesda’s Utter Contempt for Gamers

The recent announcement of Fallout 76’s new $100-a-year premium subscription service has unsurprisingly been met with a lot of criticism. Despite already being a full-priced game with micro-transactions, Bethesda decided the monetization wasn’t heinous enough yet. So, in case anyone has forgotten, here’s a complete rundown of all the ways in which Fallout 76 shows […]

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Mahatma Gandhi Would Oppose India’s Ban on Cryptocurrency

India’s finance minister and reserve bank governor both cautioned India against embracing cryptocurrency this week. Their reasoning? It’s what authorities in other countries are telling them. But the father of modern India, Mahatma Gandhi, would oppose India’s ban on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin if he were alive today. Here are three reasons why. 1. Gandhi Envisioned […]

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Pete Buttigieg’s Lurch to the Center Reeks of Hypocrisy

Two months before officially announcing his presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, selling himself as a generational and transformational presence in national politics. Not only could Buttigieg, 37, drive turnout among millennials, still the Democratic party’s most untapped base of likely supporters, but the mayor of South Bend would bring a movement […]

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