Elizabeth Warren is right we must break up Facebook, Google and Amazon | Robert Reich

The titans of the new Gilded Age must be busted and the idea has bipartisan support. Its time big tech was brought to heel The presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren second Gilded Age, ushered in by semiconductors, software and the internet, which has spawned a handful of hi-tech behemoths and a new set of barons like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, and Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google. The answer is the same as it was before: bust up the monopolies. The current effort is bipartisan. At a Senate hearing I attended last week, the arch-conservative Missouri Republican Josh Hawley asked me, rhetorically: Is there really any wonder that there is increased pressure for antitrust enforcement activity, …

Senate set to reject Trump national emergency declaration but not his veto

Rand Paul adds to Republican defections in upper chamber while House member Justin Amash says president is violating constitutional system Opponents of Donald Trumps declaration of a national emergency Sign up for the US morning briefing Amash also said he thought Republicans supporting Trump on the issue were abdicating their responsibilities under the constitution. I think the president is violating our constitutional system, he said, adding that congressional action against Trump was important because we have to protect our own power. And thats what Im doing. And Im hopeful many Republican senators will agree. Members of Congress are also concerned Trump would siphon money from home-state projects to barrier construction.