The Politics of Viola Davis’s Oscars Comment About “the Only Profession That Celebrates What It Means to Live a Life”

[ad_1] Yesterday I praised Viola Davis’s Oscars speech for being memorable without being explicitly political—for simply talking about her job in a moving and well-written way. Twitter quickly let me know I missed something. On social media and conservative-leaning news sites, Davis’s speech had in fact sparked outrage. After explaining that she felt her mission … Read more

Net neutrality restored as FCC brings back rules repealed under Trump

[ad_1] Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has a lot to smile about. Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images (Getty Images) The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) killed net neutrality back in 2017 under former President Donald Trump, but on Thursday, it brought it back from the dead. Are self-driving cars safe enough yet? … Read more