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,…

Report: Peter Thiel Up for Key Intelligence Position, Wants to Limit Google's Power

According to a long-in-the-works report from Vanity Fair, Peter Thiel is in discussions to head what one insider described as the “only meaningful executive-branch oversight of the intelligence community.” Numerous officials, including Steve Bannon, confirmed this, and one of Thiel’s chief concerns is reportedly the…

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…

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…

Palmer Luckey Is Apparently a Prepper Who Now Wants to Build a Virtual Border Wall for Trump

Remember Palmer Luckey? You know, the disgraced Oculus founder and cosplay enthusiast who left Facebook in the midst of a $2 billion lawsuit? Well, it looks like Luckey is ready to wreak more havoc upon the world, this time in the form of a virtual border wall that he might sell to the Trump administration. You’ll…

Peter Thiel's Spy Connections Under Scrutiny in New Zealand After Secret Citizenship Revealed

The government of New Zealand released Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s citizenship paperwork, after it was revealed that he had become a citizen under unusual circumstances. But that paperwork only contains a single mention of Thiel’s global spy software company, Palantir. And New Zealand media are now…

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.