Mulan has generated controversy due to its lead actor's support of Hong Kong police and Disney’s crediting of CCP government agencies. The saga has demonstrated that the "one company, two systems" mentality for operating in China just doesn't work.
The Golden Age of Speech
Last week, the publication of an open letter in Harper’s Magazine caused a bit of a stir. In it, the authors contended that, while there has been a necessary reckoning on racial and social justice, it has arrived in concert with the intensification of moral attitudes and ideological conformity. The letter’s signatories, which include writers … Continue reading The Golden Age of Speech
The Spotify Hurdle
Spotify's deal with Joe Rogan is the platform's latest experiment with exclusive content. Its implications for openness and wider accessibility of podcasts is concerning.