Silicon Valley’s Politics: Liberal, With One Big Exception; Farhad Manjoo; In The New York Times (NYT); 2017-09-06.
tl;dr → They [the business "elites," as a self-conscious class, they, themselves, acting for their own account] support Democrats who help them in their businesses; but want less regulation.
- David E. Broockman, Gregory Ferenstein, Neil Malhotra; Wealthy Elites’ Policy Preferences and Economic Inequality: The Case of Technology Entrepreneurs; Performed at the annual meeting, American Political Science Association (APSA); 2017-09; landing, ssrn:3032688; a.k.a. The Study.That.Shows
- The Orthodoxies
- The Ayn Randian worldview
- American Political Science Association (APSA)
- Something about hippies, LSD, anti-drafters, and microprocessors.
<quote> They were hippies and draft resisters, as enthusiastic about LSD as about microprocessors, and they brought to their work the tenets of the counterculture.</quote>
- John Perry Barlow, activist.
- David Broockman, assistant professor of political econom, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
- Peter Thiel, boffo.
- Ro Khanna (D), congressman “a large swath of Silicon Valley” [district?]