Sanders’ nonprofit suspends operations amid scrutiny for lack of transparency

The Sanders Institute — a Vermont-based think tank founded to advance liberal policies by 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ wife and son — will cease operations in the near-term, amid growing ethical concerns surrounding the nonprofit’s fundraising and campaigning efforts, the Washington Post reports. Flashback: The criticism comes after the 2016 election in which Sanders…

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Stripe plans to issue transparency reports

Payments processor Stripe plans to soon issue a report detailing government requests for data, Axios has learned. Why it matters: Earlier on Tuesday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation had called on Stripe and rivals to issue such reports. PayPal and Coinbase, also named in the EFF report, said they had no such plans to report. “We’ve…

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