Does Elizabeth Warren really want to criminalize disinformation?

Nicholas Thompson, editor-in-chief of WIRED, weighs in on future tech!

Does Elizabeth Warren really want to criminalize disinformation? How would that look?

So, there's this misperception that Elizabeth Warren wants to make it illegal to spread disinformation online. She put out a proposal this week. Internet reacted badly initially. But if you look at her proposal, that's not what she says. She says she wants the tech companies to do a lot more about disinformation. And she says that people who publish disinformation about voting, to suppress the vote, that should be criminal. But she's not saying you can't lie on the Internet because lots people lie on the Internet and that's OK.

What's the deal with the UK and Huawei and what does the relationship mean for the US?

So, the United States has been trying really hard to make it so that no other country, particularly no other ally, uses Huawei's 5G equipment in their networks. The UK has said, eh actually, we're going to do it. What does that mean? It means that our war on Huawei is not going very well. That even our closest ally doesn't agree with us.

Kevin Sneader, global managing partner of McKinsey & Company, answers the question: Are CEOs getting real about climate change?

The answer, yes. Why? One, it's personal. Many have watched with horror the wildfires that took place recently. Others have even been evacuated. And for some, the snow set in Davos, they experienced incredibly mild temperatures that laid all to quip that climate change really has arrived. But the other reasons are a growing understanding of the nature of climate change.


Welcome to the eleventh parliamentary elections in Iran's 40-year history.

Want to run for a seat? You can…if you're an Iranian citizen between the ages of 30 and 75, hold a master's degree or its equivalent, have finished your military service (if you're a man), and have demonstrated a commitment to Islam. Check all these boxes, and you can ask permission to run for office.

Permission comes from the 12-member Guardian Council, a body composed of six clerics appointed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and six jurists that Khamenei appoints indirectly. If the Council says yes, you can win a seat in parliament. If they say no, you can't.

This parliament, also called the Majlis, does have real power. It approves the national budget, drafts legislation and sends it to the Guardian Council for approval, ratifies treaties, approves ministers and can question the president. The current Majlis represents a wide range of values and opinions.


As the head of a leading management consulting firm, global managing partner of McKinsey & Company Kevin Sneader has an inside view into the challenges facing the world's top executives. Every Thursday, Sneader will address questions about key issues like attracting and retaining talent, growing revenue, navigating change, staying ahead of the competition, and corporate responsibility – all in 60 seconds.

GZERO's Alex Kliment interviews New Yorker correspondent and author Joshua Yaffa. The two discuss Yaffa's new book, Between Two Fires, about what life is like for Russians today. They also sample some vodka at a famous Russian restaurant in NYC, of course!