Jeff Bezos: Defender of a Free Press

The most interesting part of Jeff Bezos’s February 7, 2019 piece on Medium is in parentheses: (Even though The [Washington] Post is a complexifier for me, I do not at all regret my investment. The Post is a critical institution with a critical mission. My stewardship of The Post and my support of its mission, which […]

A Defiant Octogenarian Survivor of the Holocaust

George Soros, an 88-year old Holocaust survivor, commenting on a wave of nationalist sentiment challenging the freedom and liberty he’s long promoted: I’m proud of my enemies. When I look at the enemies I have all over the world, I must be doing something right. George Soros launched his philanthropic work in South Africa in […]

Twitter Users in China Face Detention and Threats in New Beijing Crackdown – The New York Times

Paul Mozur reporting for The New York Times: “If we give up Twitter, we are losing one of our last places to speak,” said Wang Aizhong, a human-rights activist who said the police had told him to delete messages criticizing the Chinese government. Has the West become too dependent on China?