# Black Lives Matter

The Coronavirus pandemic, as any other bigger crisis, has pointed to many broader socio-political challenges and problems. Specifically, impacts of the current pandemic brought to light substantial economic and racial inequalities, with the latter gaining yet more prominence after the killing of George Floyd. Two years ago, in the wake of vivid racial violence in…
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Where did Quibi go wrong?

Three months ago, the streaming service Quibi was launched with some fanfare and we devoted one of our posts to it (read Quibi, the new streaming platform for mobile devices). Its success so far has been quite limited. Its founders have blamed the pandemic for the app’s flop, but its problems may not stop here.…

The limits of freedom of speech on social media

Amid the pandemic, the police violence, and the riots, President Trump's executive order (EO) against social media companies may have gone unnoticed. On May 28, Trump introduced a rule to limit social media platforms' editorial power after Twitter tagged some of its tweets as "potentially misleading." Although the order will likely be challenged in court,…
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