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Occupy Silicon Valley
Occupy Silicon Valley
"Peasants' Revolt" Underway in the Bay

Late last year the Economist’s Adrian Wooldridge predicted 2014 would bring a “peasants’ revolt against the sovereigns of cyberspace,” and not even a month in we’re already seeing forceful expressions of this backlash on Big Tech. At 7am on Tuesday morning, a group of angry protestors marched to the Berkeley home of a Google X developer, unfurled a banner reading “Google’s Future Stops Here” and handed out flyers featuring the above image and a message to “Fight Evil…Join the Revolution.”

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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