Peter Thiel

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Environmentalists argue Peter Thiel’s luxury NZ lodge will ‘destroy’ lake landscape
Billionaire PayPal co-founder is planning a luxury home on 190-hectare property on shores of Lake Wanaka

Tess McClure in Christchurch

19, Oct, 2021 @2:41 AM

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The Contrarian review - inside the strange world of PayPal founder Peter Thiel
Max Chafkin’s thorough study of the tech titan reveals a man with his eye on the main chance, rather than a visionary

John Naughton

03, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The disastrous voyage of Satoshi, the world’s first cryptocurrency cruise ship
The long read: Last year, three cryptocurrency enthusiasts bought a cruise ship. They named it the Satoshi, and dreamed of starting a floating libertarian utopia. It didn’t work out

Sophie Elmhirst

07, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Billionaire Peter Thiel amasses $5bn tax-free nest egg in retirement account
ProPublica reveals files on other billionaires’ tax-free savings in Roth IRAs, which were originally intended for middle-class Americans

Dominic Rushe

24, Jun, 2021 @6:22 PM

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‘Pro-worker’ Republicans are status quo toadies cloaked as populists | Bhaskar Sunkara
JD Vance, Tucker Carlson and Josh Hawley love saber-rattling about ‘elites’. But they have no interest in taking on corporate power

Bhaskar Sunkara

10, May, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Billionaire capitalists are designing humanity's future. Don't let them | Matt Shaw
Tech barons like Jeff Bezos want to colonize space and our oceans. Their visions of the future aren’t public-spirited or democratic

Matt Shaw

05, Feb, 2021 @11:21 AM

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UK awards border contract to firm criticised over role in US deportations
Exclusive: tech firm Palantir has come under fire for links to Trump’s drive to eject migrants

David Pegg

17, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Australian who helped Peter Thiel bankrupt Gawker sues ex-business partner
Aron D’Souza, known for involvement in Hulk Hogan defamation case, seeks $2m in legal action

Ben Butler

24, Jan, 2020 @6:16 AM

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Elizabeth Warren rips into billionaires who oppose wealth tax in scathing ad
Democrat targets Leon Cooperman, Joe Ricketts, Lloyd Blankfein and Peter Thiel in ad to be broadcast on US TV this week

Edward Helmore

14, Nov, 2019 @5:23 PM

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From Trump to Johnson, nationalists are on the rise – backed by billionaire oligarchs | George Monbiot
The ultra-rich are benefitting from disaster capitalism as democratic oversight implodes, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

26, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Tech's modern-day 'Yellow Peril' scare is just the same old racism | Frank H Wu
Claims by Peter Thiel of a Chinese fifth column within Google stoke paranoia against Asian Americans and threaten to ruin the economy – and our democracy

Frank H Wu

17, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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HQ Trivia: the gameshow app that's an online smash
Up to 2m people play the general knowledge quiz each day – and celebs are lining up to host it

Samuel Gibbs

04, May, 2018 @1:21 PM

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