Amazon-watchers have shivered with anticipation as the company bought web domains like amazonbitcoin.com. Is it brand protection? A head fake? Or something else?
Amazon’s ability to secure special incentives provides a useful case study in how corporations hurt people in the name of ‘job creation.’
The scope and the power that digital content providers wield in the culture is growing, while many old-guard institutions are getting bent out of shape at the encroachment.
If you’re tempted to catch the ‘tech monopoly’ bug, inoculate yourself by watching Barnes and Noble and AOL rule the world in ‘You’ve Got Mail.’
Talk about Google being a ‘monopoly’ is an attempt to make tech giants into scapegoats for our wider frustrations with the world.
Google shows what ‘Silicon Valley progressivism’ means: being the Left’s enforcers in the culture wars, in exchange for dispensation for economic sins.
Rather than facilitating our integration into the warm fabric of the domesticated economy, Amazon can help us break loose from those structures in an incredibly cheap and powerful way.
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is bigger than any meal delivery kit service: it’s a sign that the entire grocery industry is the next the Seattle behemoth is looking to conquer.
Boycotting, especially of major corporations and their advertising, is the new hotness when it comes to protests. And it’s actually working.
Brad Pitt’s new ‘War Machine,’ out on Netflix in May, is part of a remarkable shift in star power towards television over the past 30 years.
Despite its commercial success, The New York Times left a new book about infamous abortionist Kermit Gosnell off its bestseller list.
‘Good Girls Revolt’ tells the important story of the equal opportunity revolution. It perfectly captures the 1960s. But its sexual ethic is distorted and disheartening.
The second season of Amazon’s ‘Red Oaks’ offers more than just a reheated version of its predecessor, yet lacks the emotional resonance that made the first season stand out.
The real issue here is not ‘Transparent’ director Jill Soloway’s blatant hypocrisy, but the gaping holes her casting controversy exposes in the trans movement’s ever-changing narrative.
For tweens and young teens, the internet giant creates a better show than Disney.
E-readers are efficient and easy to use—but they’ll never compare to the tangible pleasures of physical books.
Asking a surgeon to modify a person’s appearance is simply a socially acceptable means of self-mutilation.
Amazon, Etsy, and eBay won’t let you buy memorabilia featuring the Confederate flag, but you can buy video game controllers with swastikas on them.
The Left will bring us back to 1530 by fusing church and state in the name of freedom from religion.
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