Ivanka Trump’s Activism Has a Lot in Common With Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad
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Ivanka Trump’s Activism Has a Lot in Common With Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad

Published April 7, 2017 On April 4, Kendall Jenner made the whole world cringe when she passed a Pepsi to a police officer, apparently solving racism. Jenner is a 21-year-old reality star known for her modeling, not for her political engagement. That same day, Ivanka Trump released a typically polished tweet: “#EqualPayDay is a reminder … Continue reading

Raising Money to Buy Congress’s Internet Browser History Won’t Work
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Raising Money to Buy Congress’s Internet Browser History Won’t Work

Published March 30, 2017 On Tuesday, Congress narrowly passed legislation allowing internet service providers to sell their customers’ browsing history and personal information to advertisers without their consent, overruling an Obama Administration proposal that would’ve outlawed the practice. Some internet-privacy advocates have decided to respond by mounting fundraising campaigns in hopes of buying and publishing the data trails left by … Continue reading

A Tiny DC Soda Company Is Taking on Monster Energy
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A Tiny DC Soda Company Is Taking on Monster Energy

Published March 28, 2017 Thunder Beast, a small DC root beer company, is fighting trademark violation allegations from California-based Monster Energy Corporation. About a year ago, Thunder Beast, which operates out of the TasteLab food incubator in Northeast, received a cease-and-desist letter from Monster over the use of the word “beast” in the company name. In its … Continue reading