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Trump Sides With ISIS Supporters in Middle East Sectarian War

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Dan Wright Shadowproof In a speech that contradicted numerous public statements, President Donald Trump praised the rulers of Saudi Arabia and other gulf state autocracies for fighting Islamic terrorism in his first foreign trip as president. Despite irrefutable evidence (that he himself previously referenced) that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia […]

Free Money: Potential Presidential Candidate Mark Zuckerberg Suggests That All Americans Should Get A ‘Universal Basic Income’

Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse Should everyone in America receive a “basic income” directly from the federal government?  Considering the fact that we are already 20 trillion dollars in debt, such a concept may sound quite foolish to many of you, but this is an idea that is really starting […]

The European Union Wants to Censor Hate Speech on Social Media

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Scott Shackford| Reason In America, civil libertarians frequently have to remind citizens that there’s no “hate speech” exemption to the First Amendment. But our First Amendment doesn’t fly in Europe, and now the European Union (EU) may be about to mandate censorship rules for social media. EU ministers today approved […]

Facebook offering “vulnerable teens” to advertisers shows it is willing to be used as a weapon

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Rob Beschizza BoingBoing Facebook was caught offering advertisers a direct line to psychologically vulnerable teens. Nitasha Tiku writes that this exposes the deeper danger of its insight into our lives: it’s not the data that’s the problem, it’s how it could be “weaponized in ways those users cannot see, and […]