Of Course Peter Thiel Is a Green-Skinned Villain in This Board Game Attacking Techno-Libertarianism

Last month in an art gallery in Auckland, New Zealand, I stood in front of Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s likeness cast in plastic, as a tiny board game figurine raising a shield and arrow in battle with democracy, portrayed as a snarling dragon. Fair elections, depicted as a fierce lion, was coming at him,…

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Tells Press to Watch CNN 'Exposé' She Knows Might be Bogus [Updated]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is slowly taking over Sean Spicer’s duties as the public face of the Trump administration, and she’s already inheriting his penchant for using the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room’s lectern as a bully pulpit against the media. Today she went so far as to encourage the gathered reporters, and…

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Someone Is Trying to Discredit the Story of Peter Thiel’s Interest in Young Blood

When Inc. magazine’s Jeff Bercovici reported last August that billionaire Trump-supporter Peter Thiel had repeatedly expressed interest in the idea of harvesting the blood of young people to maintain his own youth, it left an indelible mark on Thiel’s public persona, as captured by headlines like “Peter Thiel Wants to…

Who Is Kevin Harrington, the Peter Thiel Associate Who Just Joined the National Security Council Staff?

It looks like Peter Thiel’s early support of commander-in-chief and angry tweeter Donald Trump continues to pay off. Kevin Harrington, managing director of Thiel Macro LLC, an “investment firm that manages the personal capital of Peter Thiel,” has been named to the senior staff of the National Security Council.