Chris Hughes

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George Soros is among more than a dozen prominent US billionaires are calling for a new government tax on extreme wealth to help combat income inequality. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini / AFP/Getty Images

More than a dozen prominent US billionaires are calling for a new government tax on extreme wealth to help combat income inequality, provide funding f(...)

President Donald Trump  got into the White House and began yanking the country back to the 1950s – on abortion, on climate change, on women’s rights, on regulations. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

I am not going to write “a beautiful letter” to Premier Trump, the kind he likes to get from fellow autocrats. But I have to give him credit for one t(...)

In the essay, Chris Hughes said repeatedly that Zuckerberg is a good, kind person but simply has too much power for any one individual

Facebook pushed back after Chris Hughes, a billionaire co-founder of the company, argued in a New York Times op-ed essay that the company should be br(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph: Amy Osborne/AFP/Getty

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday called for the world’s largest social-media company to be split in three and said chief executive Mark Zu(...)

Chris and Kem: these Love Island likely lads could end up becoming ITV’s new prime-time stars

What did we do to deserve the glory of Chris and Kem? This year’s Love Island contestants are a sorry bunch by comparison, a bickering, preening selec(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks while making a statement on Jerusalem in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The news of Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel made headlines around the world. As leaders across the globe made(...)

Dave Lewis, chief executive officer of Tesco, just got an early Christmas present. The Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally cleared th(...)

Sergio Aguero’s magic opener set Manchester City on their way to a 3-0 win over champions Chelsea. Photograph: Getty

Manchester City 3 Chelsea 0 It was a win, one imagines, the entire medical profession will toast. Well, apart from the two physiotherapists in Chelsea(...)

In happier times: Franklin Foer, right, with Chris Hughes, in May 2012. Photograph: James Estrin/The New York Times

Suicide by decapitation. In a rash act Chris Hughes, the 32-year-old internet tycoon who owns The New Republic (TNR), decided a week ago to bring the (...)