Joseph Rachman

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Friday, 23 October 2020

Trump v Biden debate: calmer, better balanced and a modest win for the challenger

The Donald Trump that appeared in the second presidential debate last night was, by his standards, remarkably restrained – clearly …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Landmark federal investigation into Google could cause serious trouble for Big Tech

Google is facing an anti-trust lawsuit in a landmark case brought against it by the US Department of Justice, together …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 19 October 2020

Non-covid deaths in care homes rise sharply

Residents of care homes in England and Wales have been dying at a much higher rate than normal since the …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 16 October 2020

Ballot fraud allegations reveal the partisan nature of truth in modern America

Like professional wrestling and reality TV political dirty tricks are a grand American tradition that seem to be still going …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Sensible or censorship? Social media moves to block alleged disinformation about Biden sparks backlash

It feels like a replay of the email leaks that so damaged Hillary Clinton in 2016. Yesterday, The New York …

By Joseph Rachman

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

ONS latest: unemployment biting

UK unemployment has continued to move upwards, hitting a three year high of 4.5% (or 1.52 million people) in the …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 9 October 2020

US election polls: Trump needs to act fast to prevent a crushing Biden landslide

In US elections pundits often talk of an “October surprise”, an unexpected event that suddenly alters the political calculus. The …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Pence-Harris debate: job done for Democrat challenger aiming to avoid spooking voters

It was always going to be be difficult for vice-President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris to make an impression when they …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 2 October 2020

Google finally agrees to pay publishers for content

Google has struck a series of deals, worth a total of $1 billion, with over 200 publishers in Germany, Brazil, …

By Joseph Rachman