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China dumping its draconian ‘zero COVID’ policy could come at the huge cost of rampant infections: 'This will spread like wildfire'

fortune.com China dumping its draconian ‘zero COVID’ policy could come at the huge cost of rampant infections: ‘This will spread like wildfire’ Three years into the pandemic, China’s…

‘Inaction is paralysis’: CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam calls for regulation in the wake of FTX’s collapse

fortune.com ‘Inaction is paralysis’: CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam calls for regulation in the wake of FTX’s collapse Rostin Behnam, chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission,…

Why the Media Makes Musk a Villain but Lets SBF Off Easy

thedailybeast.com When Sam Bankman-Fried sat down with George Stephanopoulos for a Good Morning America interview this week in his signature T-shirt, it wasn’t the first national news…

Skyrocketing slurs, racism, and antisemitic content on Twitter may encourage domestic terrorists, report warns: 'Violence is inevitable'

businessinsider.com Elon Musk and a Twitter logo are seen in this illustration photo in Warsaw, Poland on 30 November, 2022. STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images Tweets with slurs, antisemitic, and…

Wall St stocks gain for second straight week on hopes of Fed slowing rate rises

ft.com Wall St stocks gain for second straight week on hopes of Fed slowing rate rises Financial Times Dow Jones Stocks: Chevron Leads 5 Blue Chips Near Buy Points | Investor's…

Snowden Receives Russian Passport After Taking Citizenship Pledge

zerohedge.com Snowden Receives Russian Passport After Taking Citizenship Pledge Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who exposed the U.S. government's unconstitutional mass…

Elon Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’ ignite divisions, but haven’t changed minds

washingtonpost.com It was billed as a bombshell: Elon Musk, after rifling through his new company’s internal files, would finally expose how Twitter engaged in “free speech suppression” in the…

Reddit users turn Kanye West page into a Holocaust awareness forum

washingtonpost.com Fans on Reddit have turned against Kanye West, transforming a subreddit dedicated to him into a page promoting Holocaust education within hours of Ye’s most recent…

Rep. Greene blasts "turncoat" Republicans for not fighting "election fraud"

newsweek.com Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene took to Twitter on Saturday and voiced her thoughts surrounding claims that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent. "Republicans…

Major Web Browsers Drop Mysterious Authentication Company After Ties To US Military Contractor Exposed

zerohedge.com Major Web Browsers Drop Mysterious Authentication Company After Ties To US Military Contractor Exposed This week several major web browsers quickly severed ties with a…

Ro Khanna warned Twitter of backlash for suppressing Hunter Biden story

newsweek.com Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, warned in 2020 against suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop story on Twitter, according to records cited by independent…

If you're making at least $600 from Fantasy Football, the IRS wants to know about it

businessinsider.com Inside The Star Starting in 2022, $600 and over in Fantasy Football gambling winnings must be reported to the IRS. As part of the new rule, more people will be receiving…

The racist history behind Georgia’s runoff elections

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Nicole Ellis Nicole Ellis Rachel Liesendahl Rachel Liesendahl Leave your feedback Georgia’s Dec. 6 runoff election…

Gannett, CNN, Washington Post make cuts in brutal week for media industry as hundreds lose jobs

foxbusiness.com Hundreds of media industry staffers were laid off this week during a brutal period that saw Warner Bros. Discovery, Gannett and others slash headcount as economic…

Donald Trump slams "corrupt" U.S. as he jumps on Musk's Twitter reveal

newsweek.com Former President Donald Trump on Saturday weighed in on the report about how Twitter decided to censor a New York Post story involving Hunter Biden's laptop in the run up to…

Your donations make Reason an island of stability in a turbulent sea of media

reason.com Reason's first-ever webathon—our annual exercise of asking you, beloved readers/listeners/viewers, to support our work by gifting us even modest tax-deductible donations—was…

Why paid sick leave became a big issue in rail labor talks

washingtonpost.com With an overwhelming bipartisan vote on Thursday, the Senate forced itself between national freight rail roads and their unions — an action that averted a strike and…

Surging Twitter antisemitism unites fringe, encourages violence, officials say

washingtonpost.com Current and former federal officials are warning that a surge in hate speech and disinformation about Jews on Twitter is uniting and popularizing some of the same extremists…

Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna reached out to Twitter as it suppressed the Hunter Biden laptop story to voice concerns about violating free speech and press…

businessinsider.com Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna of California has emerged as a leading progressive voice in Congress. Tom Williams/Getty Images In October 2020, Twitter initially blocked users…

List of world’s most expensive cities altered by war in Ukraine

washingtonpost.com A list of the most expensive cities in which to live, compiled semiannually by the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit as part of a Worldwide Cost of Living survey, saw…

Elon Musk vicariously publishes internal emails from Twitter’s Hunter Biden laptop drama

techcrunch.com Elon Musk reminded his followers on Friday that owning Twitter now means he controls every aspect of the company — including what its employees said behind closed doors…

‘This will be awesome’: Musk leaks Twitter's Hunter Biden files

politico.com ‘This will be awesome’: Musk leaks Twitter's Hunter Biden files The tech billionaire's latest move will likely ingratiate him further with conservatives — and plunge the…

Vaccinated People Make Up Majority Of COVID-19 Deaths: CDC Data

zerohedge.com Vaccinated People Make Up Majority Of COVID-19 Deaths: CDC Data Authored by Marina Zhang via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Data from the Centers for Disease Control and…

Brooks and Capehart on the Democrats' plan to shake up the presidential primary calendar

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Leave your feedback New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join…

Western allies move to cap price of Russian oil at $60 a barrel

washingtonpost.com BRUSSELS — After months of lobbying by the United States and days of fraught negotiations, Ukraine’s allies are closer to implementing a plan to cap the price of Russian oil…

Gas Prices Are Plummeting

gizmodo.com It’s suddenly a lot less painful for Americans to pay for gas—but don’t tell that to the House’s new GOP leadership, who are determined to keep falsely blaming climate…

As ‘Halo Infinite’ esports enters year 2, teams express cautious optimism

washingtonpost.com Ten years ago, professional “Halo” was big. The video game was a main attraction at popular Major League Gaming events across America, and the release of “Halo 3,” the…

Elon Musk says he'll release details about 'what really happened with the Hunter Biden story suppression by Twitter'

businessinsider.com Elon Musk has axed thousands of jobs at Twitter. Susan Walsh/AP Elon Musk says he's releasing details on Twitter's "suppression" of a story about Hunter Biden's laptop.…

No one can tell if a new patch fixed ‘Pokémon Scarlet’ and ‘Violet’

washingtonpost.com On Dec. 1, Nintendo and developer Game Freak released their first “Pokémon Scarlet” and “Violet” patch since the day one patch. The latest patch promised “other select bug…

Jerry Jones on LeBron James comments: "I did hear what he had to say"

newsweek.com Jerry Jones praised NBA star LeBron James during a podcast on Friday. The Dallas Cowboys owner's remarks come days after James criticized the media for burying the…

Biden Urges Dems To Boot Iowa From Early-Primary Lineup, Put South Carolina First

zerohedge.com Biden Urges Dems To Boot Iowa From Early-Primary Lineup, Put South Carolina First The Democrats' early-primary schedule is poised for a major shakeup that will break with…

D.C.'s 'Green New Deal for Housing' is doomed before it begins

reason.com Just a couple months after federal investigators found shambolic management and appalling conditions at thousands of public housing units in Washington, D.C, district…

Workers at Diablo, Warcraft developer Blizzard Albany win union

washingtonpost.com A group of about 20 quality assurance testers at Activision Blizzard’s Albany location won their bid for a union Friday afternoon. The workers join the Game Workers…

Inside Biden's swanky state dinner with Emmanuel Macron

theweek.com pomp and circumstance President Biden on Thursday dined alongside guests of honor French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte Macron at his first state dinner since…

A Britney Spears jukebox musical is headed to Broadway

theweek.com once upon a time on broadway It's Britney ... on Broadway. Once Upon a One More Time, a jukebox musical inspired by the music of Britney Spears, is headed to Broadway. The…

Balenciaga's Creative Director Breaks Silence on Ad Controversy

entrepreneur.com 'It Was Inappropriate': Balenciaga's Creative Director Breaks Silence Amid Ad Campaign Controversy The company has spoken out amid allegations that the company's Spring '23…

TSA now wants to scan your face at security. Here are your rights

washingtonpost.com Next time you’re at airport security, get ready to look straight into a camera. The TSA wants to analyze your face. The TSA says facial recognition, which has been banned by…

Does Barry Bonds belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

morningbrew.com 3 min read Become smarter in just 5 minutes Get the daily email that makes reading the news actually enjoyable. Stay informed and entertained, for free. Barry Bonds hit more…

4 Chinese solar manufacturers are evading tariffs, investigation finds

theweek.com An investigation has found that four Chinese solar manufacturers are evading U.S. tariffs by pushing their products through Southeast Asian countries, reports The New York…

Triller removes music catalogs for UMG, WMG, Sony Music and Merlin after Sony filed a lawsuit claiming Triller failed to make payments worth “millions”

billboard.com Try using some of your favorite songs on the short-form video app Triller, and you’ll be hard pressed to find what you’re looking for. On Thursday, the music catalogs for…

Why journalists can’t just quit Twitter

vox.com As Twitter’s new owner and CEO, Elon Musk has been openly hostile toward “mainstream media” journalists. He has said he plans to strip journalists of their verification…

League of Legends veteran, 26, says gaming is his life until he retires

washingtonpost.com At the annual League of Legends World Championship, an unlikely winner emerged this year. The underdog, DRX, beat out three-time Worlds winners T1 at the November finals in…

Why crypto poses a threat to Apple's payments empire

fortune.com Apple’s attack on crypto shows a monopolist protecting its own payments empire Apple has always been a control freak. If you want to build on its precious iOS platform, you…

Putin's military losses could reach 100,000 in 19 days: Ukraine

newsweek.com Russia's total death toll in its war with Ukraine passed 90,000 on Friday, according to one estimate, pushing Russian President Vladimir Putin's army into a new level of…

Workers still want remote jobs

cbsnews.com Many Americans still say they prefer to work from home, but not as many employers are as enamored with remote work as they used to be. Fewer businesses are dangling remote…

The U.S. added 263,000 jobs last month, beating expectations

theweek.com The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department revealed Friday, in yet another strong monthly jobs report. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7…

Candace Owens' comments on Kanye and Hitler resurface

newsweek.com Candace Owens' past comments on Adolf Hitler and her friend Kanye West have resurfaced on Twitter after the rapper praised the genocidal Nazi dictator during a recent…

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axios.com Iowa will be dethroned under tectonic changes President Biden is pushing to the Democratic primary calendar. South Carolina would be first in the nation. Why it matters:…

Yale And Harvard Fly Private

forbes.com There are two reasons I don’t use my middle name. One is that my parents gave me one (David) that’s both a first and last name while knowing – albeit perhaps in some 1970s…

Rand Paul: Fauci Caused 7 Million People To Die; "We've Caught Him Red-Handed, He Won't Get Away”

zerohedge.com Rand Paul: Fauci Caused 7 Million People To Die; "We've Caught Him Red-Handed, He Won't Get Away” Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Senator Rand Paul asserted…

Another thing to blame boomers for: inflation

businessinsider.com One reason for inflation is a lack of workers as more and more boomers are retiring. Olga Rolenko/Getty Images Boomers are reaching retirement age in the US. It comes while…

In the midterms, Wisconsin is the scene of the crime

semafor.com In the midterms, Wisconsin is the scene of the crime WAUKESHA, Wis. – The trial of Darrell Brooks, a felon accused of killing five people by driving a red Ford Escape into…

The conservative attacks on Jack Smith are just starting

semafor.com The conservative attacks on Jack Smith are just starting If you talk to any of Jack Smith's former colleagues, they'll tell you two things about the longtime prosecutor now…

Haikus and Instagram comments: New vision of Washington Post Opinion raises eyebrows

semafor.com Haikus and Instagram comments: New vision of Washington Post Opinion raises eyebrows Washington Post opinion writers have mixed opinions of their new boss, David Shipley,…

A running list of companies pausing Twitter ads

semafor.com A running list of companies pausing Twitter ads After his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk said that the social network has seen a "massive drop in revenue" as…

The former Hill owner has raised $40 million to launch a Daily Mail, Washington Post hybrid

semafor.com The former Hill owner has raised $40 million to launch a Daily Mail, Washington Post hybrid The media entrepreneur Jimmy Finkelstein has taken one step closer to launching a…

Two Former top Trump officials will attend major Saudi investment conference

semafor.com Two Former top Trump officials will attend major Saudi investment conference Former Trump administration officials Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner are scheduled to attend a…

Advice

washingtonpost.com I get it. Inflation is making things so expensive. So you figure the IRS does not need to know the totality of your income from gig jobs. But good money management and…

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