William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan

Born in Illinois, William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) became a Nebraska congressman in 1890. He starred at the 1896 Democratic convention with his Cross of Gold speech that favored free silver, but was defeated in his bid to become U.S. president

Facebook To Brief Congress

Facebook To Brief Congress

With its stock crashing, the future of Facebook as an advertising platform has been called into question by marketers, lawmakers and privacy activists following Monday’s “revelations” that its data on 50 million users was harvested and used by a political

Judge Rules Cryptocurrencies = Commodities

Judge Rules Cryptocurrencies = Commodities

Nearly two-and-a-half years after the CFTC officially declared that bitcoin and cryptocurrencies more broadly would be regulated like securities, a federal judge has ruled that the agency does, in fact, have the authority to regulate the fledgling asset class, according

Violence In The Media

Violence In The Media

 

Early research on the effects of viewing violence on television — especially among children — found a desensitizing effect and the potential for aggression. Is the same true for those who play violent video games?

Virtually since the dawn of