According to media reports, Bloomberg News canceled a year-long investigation into ties between Chinese government officials and a billionaire. Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler allegedly said canceling the story would keep Bloomberg from being expelled from China. Bloomberg officials deny the story, but if they were hoping to keep the Chinese government happy, they failed. Authorities conducted surprise inspections of Bloomberg bureaus in Beijing and Shanghai, where at least one inspector told staff Winkler should apologize for his remarks.
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
Massive Illinois Police Reform Bill Ends Cash Bail, Limits Deadly Force, Mandates Body Cameras, and Makes It Easier To Dump Crooked Cops
Unfortunately, qualified immunity remains intact.
The First Amendment doesn't come with an exception for "disinformation."
It can be hard to see what's in front of you, especially when you're struggling not to see it.
Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package Includes More Stimulus Checks, State Government Bailout, $15 Federal Minimum Wage
On the brighter side, Biden wants 100 million vaccinations in 100 days and will push for immediate school reopenings.