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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Group of Tech Execs Takes On Social Media Censorship

Facebook’s abrupt decision last week to change its policy of censoring any posts elevating the theory that COVID-19 might have been manmade came as no surprise to Mike Matthys, a tech venture capital executive who has worked in Silicon Valley for several decades.The social media giant only made the about-face once President Biden acknowledged that some facets of the U.S. intelligence community believe that COVID escaped from a lab in Wuhan, China. Biden then announced a 90-day investigation into the virus’s origins.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Former Attorney General Ed Meese Filing Brief to Support Suit Against MLB All-Star Move

Former Attorney General Ed Meese filed an amicus brief in Manhattan Monday morning supporting the lawsuit against MLB for moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver. The Job Creators Network (JCN), a conservative group representing small businesses, filed a lawsuit against MLB and their Players Union in hopes of forcing the league to return the game to Atlanta or compensate the Atlanta businesses impacted by the league’s decision to leave due to Georgia’s voter reform laws.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Trump Allies Promote Portfolios Targeting ‘Unwoke Investors’

A small group of conservative money managers is trying to catch up to investment funds that for years have catered to those concerned about climate change, diversity or animal rights. The nascent effort, which has attracted some prominent names, seeks to woo investors disgruntled by increased involvement by some companies in political and social issues. Whether conservatives will move money from more traditional investments to funds that hold shares in companies that are either neutral or lean conservative on political questions remains to be seen.

Saturday, June 5, 2021

ESG Investing Pretends to be Noble, But is Fundamentally Flawed

Over the past five years, Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) investing for the ‘socially responsible investors’ has gained considerable traction among stock market money managers. Most major companies are tracked by various accounting firms and given rating scores accordingly. Corporations are rated on…

Friday, June 4, 2021

Twitter Promises To Be Transparent When It Censors Conservatives

While maintaining that Twitter is unbiased, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey nevertheless promised today to be more transparent about why conservatives are routinely disciplined on his social media platform. At Twitter’s virtual annual shareholder meeting, Scott Shepard, Deputy Director of the Free Enterprise Project (FEP) at the National Center for Public Policy Research, submitted this question…