In a new episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer talks with Brian Knappenberger.
Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old Silicon Valley wunderkind, is planning a comeback after being forced to leave Facebook, which acquired his virtual reality company for $2 billion in 2014.
The data-mining firm has a $41 million government contract to aid in mass deportations.
Billionaire Peter Thiel’s $140 million triumph over media site Gawker is part of a trend in which the rich use the media to retaliate against journalists who criticize them.
The power elites that rule America are threatening the First Amendment again—and the assault is not coming just from government agencies.
The online media site owes Hulk Hogan $140 million after it lost a privacy lawsuit earlier this year, but it’s hoping to be bought by publishing company Ziff Davis, which could lower its payment.
This week's roundup includes a snappy take on the legal and ideological battle between tech leader Peter Thiel and Gawker, a pointed comparison referring to the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal and a tribute to the late, great -- actually, make that "The Greatest" -- Muhammad Ali.
Facebook's top brass is on board with Peter Thiel, but Amazon's boss thinks he needs to toughen up.
Bitcoin users are overwhelmingly white, male and distrustful of the very idea of government.
"If the national Republican Party stops being a home for theocrats, war-mongerers, and xenophobic white men and drifts closer to a small-government, libertarian worldview that eventually makes peace with immigration, LGBT rights and abortion, it might gain traction in affluent, secular, and largely non-white San Francisco," a contributor at The Bold Italic writes.