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Opinion

Opinion: Silicon Valley and Its Unique Challenge to Freedom of Speech

H.L. Mencken, journalist and essayist, wrote in 1940, “Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.” Twenty years later, the same thought was reprised by A.J. Liebling of The New Yorker. Today, these thoughts can be revived to apply, on a scale inconceivable in 1940 or 1960, to Big Tech, and to

Politics

Trump remains defiant amid calls to resign

President Donald Trump enters the last days of his presidency isolated and shunned by former allies and members of his own party as he faces a second impeachment and growing calls for his resignation after his supporters launched an assault on the nation’s Capitol in an effort to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power. Cut

Opinion

Opinion: Big Tech Should Be Left Alone While It Is Still Creating

When it comes to invention, we ain’t seen nothing yet. The chances are good, and getting better, that in the coming year and the years after it, our world will essentially reinvent itself. That revolution already is underway but, as with most progress, there are political challenges. Congress needs restraint in dealing with the technological

Legal Beat

US govt, states sue Facebook for ‘predatory’ conduct

The U.S. government and 48 states and districts sued Facebook Wednesday, accusing it of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller competitors and seeking remedies that could include a forced spinoff of the social network’s Instagram and WhatsApp messaging services. The landmark antitrust lawsuits, announced by the Federal Trade Commission and New

Opinion

Opinion: Win or Lose, It Was a Good Election

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors.  These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Many white advocates are unhappy about last night’s election results. They didn’t get the decisive Trump win they wanted and it’s suspicious

National

How can Wall Street be so healthy when Main Street isn’t?

The stock market is not the economy. Rarely has that adage been as clear as it is now. An amazing, monthslong rally has put the S&P 500 back to where it was before the coronavirus slammed the U.S, even though millions of workers are still getting unemployment benefits and businesses continue to shutter across the

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