Tech Executives Face Congress, And A Conservative Group Fights For Pandemic Aid For Private Schools

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Mark Zuckerberg testifies to Congress remotely
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies remotely during a House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP

We talk with the editor of a nonprofit news organization about how four tech executives were grilled by Congress this week. Then, we hear from a conservative advocate whose organization is fighting to get CARES Act relief funding for private schools.

Featured in this Show

  • Big Tech Faces Congress

    The CEOs of some of the world’s largest tech companies, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, testified before a congressional subcommittee this week. We talk to a journalist about how Congress is grappling with the size and power of these companies and what, if anything, it wants to do about them.

  • WILL Joins Dispute Over What Schools Should Benefit From CARES Act Funding

    The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty is leading a coalition of dozens of states to represent the interests of private schools in the distribution of federal COVID-19 aid. We talk with the organization about education and labor issues, as well as its stance on how to curb police misconduct.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Julia Angwin Guest
  • Will Flanders Guest

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