Elon Musk says Twitter will permanently ban users who impersonate others

Elon Musk says Twitter will permanently ban users who impersonate others

Elon Musk is cracking down on impersonators on Twitter, tightening policies and banning celebrities including Kathy Griffin who had impersonated him. The move is one of the first by Mr. Musk, a self-described free-speech absolute, to tighten Twitter Inc.’s free-speech policy. He said on Sunday that impersonating accounts will be permanently suspended unless they are … Read more

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike Inc. OF 5.96% suspended his relationship with Kyrie Irving and moved to distance himself from the basketball star after he was suspended by his team for being slow to reject anti-Semitism. Nike said Friday it was suspending its endorsement deal effective immediately and would no longer launch the Kyrie 8, one of its flagship … Read more

Kanye West, Louis Farrakhan and anti-Semitism

Kanye West, Louis Farrakhan and anti-Semitism

What lessons can we learn from Kanye West’s messed up mind? We can start by drawing some important distinctions. Mr. Wests is a special kind of anti-Semitism. Leftist activist Shaun King writes in Newsweek that “you don’t have to be white to be white supremacist” and that “Kanye West is now a full-fledged white supremacist.” … Read more

Can Harvard discriminate by race forever?

Can Harvard discriminate by race forever?

The US Supreme Court building in Washington on Monday. Photo: JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS Supreme Court justices showed the utmost patience Monday in hearing nearly four hours of argument in a pair of major cases involving race and college admissions. But the argument was worth the time because it revealed some unhappy truths about those who believe … Read more

Penguin Random House stands by the plan to publish Amy Coney Barrett’s book

Penguin Random House stands by the plan to publish Amy Coney Barrett’s book

Penguin Random House said Monday it is committed to publishing an upcoming book by Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett despite a dissenting online open letter that has garnered more than 600 signatures, including many from the publishing world. The letter, which asks Penguin Random House to reconsider its decision to publish the book, claims … Read more

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Gains Slight Edge in Final Polls Before Election

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Gains Slight Edge in Final Polls Before Election

TEL AVIV—Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a small advantage over his rivals in Israel’s leadership race, the last polls before Tuesday’s election show, but a deadlock in the fifth ballot in three years is also a likely outcome. Following the collapse of the government in the summer, Israelis must decide between a record third … Read more

The Supreme Court and racial preferences

The Supreme Court and racial preferences

A major triumph of 20th century American government was the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It broke the back of Jim Crow and upheld the principle that no one should be discriminated against because of his race. The Supreme Court has a chance to reaffirm that important American principle on Monday when it hears challenges … Read more

Elon Musk and Twitter – WSJ

Elon Musk and Twitter – WSJ

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk smiles at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles in 2019. Photo: Mike Blake/REUTERS Two years after Twitter helped Joe Biden get elected president by censoring the New York Post’s accurate reporting of Biden family enrichment schemes, the social media company is charting a new course. Any moment … Read more

Skechers says Kanye West was escorted from the office after showing up uninvited

Skechers says Kanye West was escorted from the office after showing up uninvited

Skechers USA Inc. SKX -9.80% said Kanye West, the rapper and fashion label owner who goes by Ye, was escorted from one of its California corporate offices after visiting unannounced and engaging in unauthorized recording there. The footwear maker said on Wednesday that two company executives escorted Ye and his company from the Los Angeles … Read more

Kanye West’s partners flee, putting his future in fashion and business in doubt

Kanye West’s partners flee, putting his future in fashion and business in doubt

Kanye West publicly aspired to become the Steve Jobs of clothing. His erratic behavior and anti-Semitic comments have cost him key partners, derailed his earnings and jeopardized his future in fashion and entertainment. Gap Inc., GPS 0.98% who ended his multi-year partnership with Mr. West last month, said Tuesday it was removing Yeezy Gap products … Read more