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How LinkedIn's founder is working to blunt Donald Trump

Reid Hoffman, the founder of and a billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist, has made a half-dozen or so investments in recent months with a specific aim: to counteract the influence of President Trump. The venture-style investments include starting a new group, Win the Fut...

Using Silicon Valley Tactics, LinkedIn’s Founder Is Working to Blunt Trump

But how effective a Silicon Valley approach to political change can be is a question — and Mr. Hoffman has experienced stumbling blocks before. In 2014, he invested personally in Change.org, an online petition start-up. Last fall, the company laid off more than a third of its ...

Meet Sergey Kislyak, shadowy apparatchik at center of Trump's Russia crisis

The way Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States, tells it, any discussions he may or may not have had with political figures before last year's election should come as no surprise. ...

Most Americans don't want the Electoral College. Why does it prevail?

With the US presidential election less than a week away, Americans are doing their best to recall high school civics: Google searches for the term “electoral college” are spiking, as they do before every election.What people learn might not do much to enliven dimming esteem f...

Calling Ted Cruz ‘Lucifer In The Flesh’ Insults Satanists: ‘Ted Cruz Is The Worst’

Ted Cruz is apparently so repugnant that not even Satanists want to lay claim to the Texas senator and current Republican presidential candidate. During a forum at Stanford University on Wednesd...

Standing Together In the Era of National Division: Review of United by Cory Booker

In an interview with the New York Times on the eve of the release of his new book United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good (Penguin Random House), Senator Cory Book...

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