What’s your social media credit score? Silicon Valley, like China, is watching

What’s your social media credit score? Silicon Valley, like China, is watching

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2019 Communist China has instituted a social credit system in which the country’s residents receive negative scores for such things as supporting the Falun Gong or Tibetan Buddhism, criticizing the government, and smoking or playing loud music on trains. Running afoul of the social credit system can lead to harsh […]

California dreaming . . . but rent-free in the back of a van

California dreaming . . . but rent-free in the back of a van

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2019 What kind of housing does $100,000 a year get you in the tech hubs of Silicon Valley and San Francisco? As motivational speaker Matt Foley would say — “jack squat.” Foley, a Saturday Night Live character played by Chris Farley, was known for the line “I live in a […]

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 High taxes, poor schools, a super-rich class, and a significant percentage of citizens below the poverty line. These are the “symptoms” we “associate with failed states,” historian Victor Davis Hanson said. California currently has all of these “symptoms” and thus has become America’s first “third world state,” Hanson said […]

Silicon Valley has mounted massive, post-2016 digital offensive to remake political landscape

Silicon Valley has mounted massive, post-2016 digital offensive to remake political landscape

by WorldTribune Staff, October 28, 2018 The tech industry has unleashed an all-out offensive to elect Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections and thwart President Donald Trump’s agenda. Many employees in the industry are “are focused on closing what they perceive to be an innovation gap with the GOP two years after Trump effectively tapped […]

Bannon slams ‘permanent political class’ and ‘lords of technology’, wows packed California rally

Bannon slams ‘permanent political class’ and ‘lords of technology’, wows packed California rally

by WorldTribune Staff, October 22, 2017 In continuing the call for an “open revolt” against the Republican establishment, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon targeted the sacred cows of the American political establishment. Bannon ripped former President George W. Bush and also called out California’s tech giants and progressives for trying to break up […]