Tag: Peter Thiel

New Zealand's government has come under fire for granting citizenship to the co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, despite him not meeting official criteria

Peter Thiel’s Palantir Technologies a Crucial Element of Iran Nuclear Deal

Bloomberg News noticed an interesting wrinkle in the saga of the Iran nuclear deal as President Donald Trump prepared to make a major announcement on its fate Tuesday afternoon: Trump supporter Peter Thiel and his Palantir Technologies, Inc. provide crucial services for verifying Iranian compliance.

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WSJ: Peter Thiel Leaves Silicon Valley ‘One-Party State’

Billionaire venture capitalist and noted conservative Peter Thiel is leaving Silicon Valley for Los Angeles, according to the Wall Street Journal, amidst a continuing backlash against his support of President Donald Trump.

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Peter Thiel Submits Bid to Buy Gawker

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has made an offer to purchase Gawker, but may face some challenges in purchasing the defunct media blog.

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Breitbart’s Top 6 LGBT Icons of 2017

2017 has been a big year for LGBT conservatives, who faced an increasing amount of hostility following the election of President Trump.

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Vanity Fair Claims Peter Thiel to Chair U.S. Intelligence Board

Silicon Valley was sent into a dither this week after Vanity Fair indicated that legendary venture capitalist and Trump supporter Peter Thiel is about to become Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB).

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Virgil: Trump Connects to the Taproot of American Economic Nationalism with Henry Clay’s ‘American System’

In his March 20 speech in Louisville, Kentucky, President Trump sounded many familiar and important themes, including the importance of jobs, manufacturing, trade, and the need to revive the coal industry. And yet he also added a new and larger “meta-theme,” namely, the urgency of building up our industrial strength for the sake of economic and national security. That meta-theme, we might observe, is the essence of the “American System” of Henry Clay.

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Silicon Valley Protests Trump’s Non-existent ‘Muslim Registry’

Last week, tech employees mounted protests at Palantir, the Silicon Valley security company connected to Peter Thiel, a prominent supporter of President Donald Trump, claiming the company would be responsible for Trump’s “Muslim registry.”

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Trump’s Tech Pal Peter Thiel Backs #Calexit

#CalExit just received a big boost from an unlikely source: Peter Thiel, billionaire tech buddy of President-elect Trump. In a “Confirm or Deny” interview with the New York Times’ Maureen Dowd, the 49 year-old Thiel confirmed that he believed California should secede.

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Trump to Tech Executives: ‘I’m Here to Help You Folks Do Well’

Wednesday in New York City at Trump Tower, President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence met with executives from several technology companies including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Cisco, Intel and Amazon. Trump said, “I’m here to help you folks do

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Purdy at Politico: Thiel, Bannon, and Trump are ‘Anti-Democratic’

My friend and former law professor Jedediah Purdy has published an attack at Politico, “The Anti-Democratic Worldview of Steve Bannon and Peter Thiel,” targeting President-elect Donald Trump’s chief adviser and major tech backer, respectively.