Prison for Hong Kong Democrats

A Hong Kong court confirmed this week what everyone has known for months: If you publicly challenge Beijing, you will be sent to prison. On Friday nine people charged with organizing or joining an unauthorized protest received prison sentences ranging from eight to 18...

If Democrats Pack the Court

The media mostly treated President Biden’s announcement of his 36-member commission on the Supreme Court last week as a deft deflection of court packing. Well, not so fast. The Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and other Democrats introduced a bill this week...

Squarespace files to go public – TechCrunch

Squarespace is going public, Apple shares some music payment details and Twitter bans the founder of the right-wing media organization Project Veritas. This is your Daily Crunch for April 16, 2021. The big story: Squarespace files to go public Squarespace has filed to...

It’s a Mistake to Leave Afghanistan

President Biden’s decision to withdraw all military forces from Afghanistan, against sound military advice, will come back to haunt the nation and the world, as it did in Iraq in 2011. Only months away is the 20th anniversary of 9/11, when almost 3,000 Americans died...