Us vs. Them author Ian Bremmer says that worldwide populism is a response from people who are being left behind economically.
Censorship inevitably ends up being used to protect the powerful from criticism.
Plus: Brexit triumphs in European Parliament elections and Princeton students want an Office of Intersectional Violence Investigations.
“Neither de facto [GMO] bans nor mandatory labeling can be justified.”
Plus: Senators move to end warrantless NSA spying and the "Paycheck Fairness Act" passes the House.
Intelligent Speeding Assistance raises practical and privacy concerns.
Hide Those Memes, Folks! Europe Passes Massive Online Copyright Changes That Will Lead to Censorship
Do you have a license to link to that story? Will your sexy Tinder photo get confused with a celebrity's?
Borders offer a wonderful opportunity to evade high taxes and restrictive rules.
There's no room for errors and online platforms face huge fines, likely encouraging overly broad takedowns.
The media are supposed to fight censorship. But to protect their financial interests, some European publishers want to mandate it.
Big publishers want new sources of revenue. But trying to force license fees for linking will backfire.
Plus: Google CEO to get grilled today on bias and tobacco farmers are finding new profits in hemp.
Will it stop toxic behavior or just encourage more demands for censorship?
How a risk-averse bureaucracy across the ocean may decide what you say and do online.
Online platforms will be subjected to a costly, easily-abused system that will likely pull down legal content.
Since his whistleblowing, the United Kingdom has granted itself even more power to snoop on citizens.
Europe already imports soybeans for free, and the European market isn't big enough to make up for China anyway.
"A backward step, not progress"
5 of the 6 largest European antitrust decisions have been slapped on U.S. tech companies
Rigid work restrictions forced hundreds of thousands of people to sit in camps, in limbo, living on taxpayer money. Nothing good can come from that.
Lawmakers resist plan that would likely lead to widespread censorship of online media sharing.
A poorly written proposal to expand copyright claims could potentially decimate online sharing of information.
The E.U. retaliated against Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. Now, whiskey drinkers will pay the price.
Thirty years of data show "refugee burden" is a myth: Migrants to Europe have been a significant economic benefit
Meanwhile U.S. carbon dioxide emissions continue to fall
It's not just email spam; GDPR has led companies to shut down access to sites and games.
Justin Trudeau and others condemn Trump's protectionist tactics, then respond with protectionism of their own.
The president and his detractors both bungle scare stories in the outrage-politics contest that passes for our immigration policy debate.
The EU's GDPR should serve as a cautionary tale for Americans eager to reign in tech titans
Despite the E.U.'s carbon markets and vast renewable energy subsidies
Uncertainty over Brexit and meddlesome rules could harm the EU's leading exports and industry.
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Both Trump and his mainstream critics are wrong about NATO.
The rules would apply only to videos-for now.
James Kirchick, author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age, warns that American freedom is threatened by the loss of liberalism abroad.