Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: internet

Senate to vote on net neutrality tomorrow, urgency to save the...

"TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO SAVE #NetNeutrality!"

Net neutrality is dead, but not if these senators get one...

"We need to be paying attention, educating ourselves and others, and speaking out. This is the moment to fight!"

Next stage of Net Neutrality conflict begins

We need to continue to build power to ensure Internet access is seen as a human right and a tool of free speech with equal access for all.

Threshold met – senators force vote on net neutrality

While this is a "major milestone" achieved, it's the first step in the fight to save net neutrality.

Senators vow to ‘fight’ FCC’s decisions regarding net neutrality

“We will fight the FCC’s decisions in the courts, and we will fight it in the halls of Congress.”

Net Neutrality Ruling Finally Rights a Terrible Wrong

This victory is a testament to the indefatigable work of millions of citizens determined to stand up to corporate lobbies.

Poor-Shaming 2.0

Why do Republicans insist on humiliating low-income households when it comes to their qualification for aid to access the Internet? It's shameful that GOP officials continue to demean people in need.

How a Mid-Sized Tennessee Town Took on Comcast, Revived Its Economy...

Even if more mergers go through, having a public option for internet, cable and phone service is always better for consumers. Chattanooga, Tennessee showed America just that, by providing municipal broadband internet to residents.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”