Tag: Republican

Zuckerberg, Facebook, conservative

Mark Zuckerberg Having Private Meetings With Conservatives About ‘Free Expression’ and ‘Unfair Treatment of Conservatives’ on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting informal conversations and off-the-record dinners with conservative journalists, commentators and at least one Republican lawmaker to discuss free speech and possible partnerships, Politico found. With the right criticizing Facebook for having “bias” against conservative news outlets, Zuckerberg allegedly held these talks to bridge…

Republican, Democrat, sentences

Study Finds Republican-Appointed Judges More Likely to Give Black Defendants Longer Sentences Than Democrat-Appointed Judges

A 2018 study by the American Economic Journal discovered Republican-appointed judges impose longer sentences on Black defendants than their Democrat-appointed counterparts. The paper, “Judicial Politics and Sentencing Decisions” by Alma Cohen and Crystal S. Yang compiled data on over 500,000 federal defendants linked to a sentencing judge. The study is…

Stephen Ross President Trump Equinox SoulCycle boycott fundraiser business Related Company

Opinion: Equinox, SoulCycle Billionaire Stephen Ross Remains Unapologetic Amid Boycotts Over Trump Fundraiser

Self-made billionaire mogul Stephen Ross is unapologetic about his political and financial support of President Donald Trump. He has always donated generously to Republican candidates and committees. Ross is having an upcoming fundraiser this Friday at his posh home in the Hamptons to subsidize Trump’s reelection efforts. Ticket costs for…

North Carolina

North Carolina Republicans Can’t Seem to Stop Rigging Elections

Common Cause, a voting rights group, sued North Carolina’s Republican lawmakers for creating gerrymandered legislative maps in 2011. The GOP had contorted district lines to favor their party. Common Cause won in 2011. Now, Common Cause is suing North Carolina’s GOP party again for gerrymandering the new maps. The case is…