Uber Breaks Ties with Trump

Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, is stepping down from Donald Trump’s economic advisory council. Kalanick’s “joining the advisory council was not meant to be an endorsement of the president or his agenda but unfortunately it has been misinterpreted to be exactly that.” Out of the roughly two million users on the Android phone, over 200,000 have…

Immigration Ban Causing More Complications?

Kjell Magne Bondevik, right, a former Norwegian prime minister and NATO member, was recently stopped for questioning at Dulles International Airport. He always carries a diplomatic visa that allows him to travel to the United States without a visa. With the new immigration ban, however, people deemed suspicious traveling to the Middle East are detained…

Microsoft Speaks Out Against Immigration Ban

The technology industry has a diverse composition of workers. As such, they have collectively responded negatively to Trump’s immigration ban executive order. Since most of these companies are based in or near San Francisco, California, they are also supported by the sanction city. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, stated “As an immigrant and as a CEO,…

Lyft Donated $1 Million, Out of Selflessness or Competition?

Closely following Saturday’s #DeleteUber, Lyft as a company has decided to pledge $1 million over four years to the American Civil Liberty Union. This money is intended to help with Trump’s immigration ban, and co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green announced their decision to donate money to help “defend our constitution.” Their stated motives are that “Banning people…

#DeleteUber, What’s Going wrong?

Saturday, January 28th, the New York Taxi Workers Alliance decided to strike JFK Airport. As most taxi drivers are immigrants in New York City, Trump’s Executive orders have put the drivers in more danger. Some feel that it is the most dangerous time since the 9/11 attacks. To show that their 19,000 work force opposes…

White House Allows Green Card Holders Back in!

Reince Priebus, White House Chief of Staff, reversed part of Donald Trump’s Executive Order earlier today. Last week, Trump mandated that immigrants from seven countries would not be allowed into the United States. Priebus has furthe explained that if citizens constantly travel back in forth between seven said countries, they might be subject to more…