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Peter Thiel

Why Democrats Would Be Smart To Let Trump Put Thiel On The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

The reasons that Peter Thiel will never wear the robes of a Supreme Court justice are too numerous to count, but let’s run through a few of them. Do...

Donald Trump Wants Peter Thiel On The Supreme Court, Sources Say

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 09.17.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump has made it clear he will nominate Peter Thiel to the Supreme Court if he wins the presidency, Thiel has told friends, according to a sou...

No, Peter Thiel Didn't Win Any War Against 'Outing' -- And He Never Will

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Sexual orientation is about who you are, how you see the world and how you identify, not about your private sexual activity. And if you are public about it as a public person to a wide circle, it should be something reportable.

Gawker Media Was Saved, But Gawker.com Is Over

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.18.2016 | Media

Gawker.com, which punctured the egos of media executives and celebrities and injected a much-imitated snarky tone into internet writing, will shut dow...

Peter Thiel Gives Bizarre Defense Of His Crusade Against Gawker

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.16.2016 | Media

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel passionately justified his financial support for lawsuits against Gawker Media in a New York Times column on Monday, say...

Gawker CEO Nick Denton Files For Personal Bankruptcy

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.01.2016 | Media

By Jessica DiNapoli Aug 1 Gawker Media Chief Executive Nick Denton filed for personal bankruptcy protection on Monday, according to court documents th...

Trump's GOP Inherits The Wind

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The choice in this election is illustrated by the stark contrast between running mates: the religious bullying of Mike Pence, who signed a law requiring funerals for aborted fetuses, versus the humble faith that drove the young Tim Kaine to teach carpentry and welding as a missionary in Honduras.

Gavin Newsom: Peter Thiel Doesn't Make Up For Anti-LGBT Mike Pence

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom took on the Republican Party’s anti-LGBT hypocrisy Wednesday during remarks at the Democratic Nati...

Trump's Top Tech Backer Won't Attend 'White-Nationalist Friendly' Event

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business

Peter Thiel’s name was recently removed from the list of speakers for the annual gathering of the Property and Freedom Society, a group that claims ...

Voters Can Choose U.S. Forecast: Bright Or Falling Skies

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.25.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The dark and treacherous skies Donald Trump invoked at the Republican National Convention last week have lifted as Democrats begin their meeting in Philly today with a healthy dose of optimism.

Donald Trump's Dark And Scary Night

Bill Moyers | Posted 07.23.2016 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The GOP's new big dog blew the whistle Thursday night for nearly an hour and a half and it was loud and shrill enough to reach the ears of every angry, resentful, disaffected white American. The tone was divisive, dark, dystopian and grim.

Silicon Valley Is Not An American Utopia, No Matter What Peter Thiel Thinks

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology

Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, described a lost age of American prosperity when he stepped on stage at the Republican National Convention Thursd...

Peter Thiel Tells GOP Convention: 'I Am Proud To Be Gay'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― Peter Thiel on Thursday became the first openly gay Republican convention speaker in history to talk about his sexual orientation, and s...

Why Peter Thiel's Support Of Trump Makes The Tech Industry Uncomfortable

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology

On Thursday night, billionaire venture capitalist, Facebook board member, and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel will speak at the Republican National Conv...

Peter Thiel Wants To Speak 'Frankly' About America's Problems, Won't Say What They Are

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business

Peter Thiel is speaking at the Republican National Convention because he doesn’t “think we can fix our problems unless we can talk about them fran...

An Openly Gay Speaker Will Address The GOP Convention For The First Time In 16 Years

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released the names of his convention speakers on Thursday morning, and included on the list o...

Silicon Valley's Obsession With Flying Cars Flies In The Face Of Business Logic

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared as an op-ed on my column in Forbes. Bemoaning the state of innovativeness, Peter Thiel-- don of the PayPal mafia, Silicon...

Report: Peter Thiel's Lawyer Going After Gawker For Story On Trump's Hair

Gawker | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.14.2016 | Media

One day after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel revealed his clandestine legal attack on Gawker Media to the New York Times, Gawker reporter ...

Basic Training

Terence Clarke | Posted 06.13.2016 | Education
Terence Clarke

Photo: Terence Clarke There is a difference between education and training. Education is an exploration of the soul--aided by deep study in the arts...

Report: Gawker Exploring Lawsuit Against Peter Thiel

Forbes | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.10.2016 | Media

Gawker Media is exploring options for litigation against Peter Thiel following the billionaire venture capitalist’s secret funding of lawsuits again...

Report Details New Twist In Peter Thiel's Plan To Destroy Gawker

Forbes | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.07.2016 | Media

It’s voting season for the Emmy Awards, which means that electioneering in the form of billboards rising into the haze dominates the Los Angeles sky...

Peter Thiel v. Gawker: Who Should We Fear More?

Frederick O Daso | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Frederick O Daso

Who should we fear more? Media companies who could potentially violate our privacy as individuals by posting intimate moments with our loved ones and friends for all to "gawk" at?

Does Facebook Believe in Privacy?

Carrie Lukas | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Carrie Lukas

Facebook users should be concerned if the company is so committed to the perspective of content creators that it cannot tolerate its board members even being involved in the exploration of an issue.

Peter Thiel Passes Up Chance To Face Gawker's Nick Denton

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media

Tech billionaire Peter Thiel didn't accept an invitation to debate his archnemesis, Gawker's Nick Denton, during a conference put on by another tech b...

Jeff Bezos Tells Peter Thiel to 'Develop a Thick Skin' About Being 'Outed.' He's 100 Percent Right.

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

"I would say that as a public figure, the best defense to speech that you don't like about yourself as a public figure is to develop a thick skin," Bezos said. "If you absolutely can't tolerate critics, then don't do anything new or interesting."