Avi Asher-Schapiro is a journalist based in Brooklyn, New York, covering technology and foreign affairs. He has worked as a Staff Writer at VICE News, International Business Times/Newsweek, and Tribune Media.
Trump Administration Fights Effort to Unionize Uber Drivers
Federal prosecutors claim the City of Seattle violated antitrust law when it tried to organize the drivers — advancing Uber’s strategy to bypass local officials.
As Egypt Arrests and Tortures Gay People, It Enlists the Help of Pro-LGBTQ P.R. Firm in Washington
APCO, a Washington P.R. powerhouse, works to burnish the Egyptian government’s image while ignoring its abuses of LGBTQ citizens.
YouTube and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing Cases Against War Criminals
After claiming to be forces for accountability in the Arab Spring, social media networks these days routinely remove war crimes evidence, human rights groups say.
Making a KillingAt Neocon Think Tank, Steve Bannon Bashes Qatar and Praises Saudi Arabia
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon spoke at a neoconservative confab, weighing in on a Middle East diplomatic row.