AT&T’s 1993 “You Will” ads, the rightest wrong things ever predicted about the internet AT&T brought none of these things to us.. other startup companies did. Now AT&T wants to make it … Continue reading AT&T’s 1993 “You Will” ads, the rightest wrong things ever predicted about the internet
David C. Berliner is calling for a walkout on April 20. He’s calling for all teachers to strike on April 20th if no solution has been arrived at. Perhaps all students should … Continue reading A nationwide teacher walkout could shake us out of our mass shooting stupor – Slate
Rejecting years of settled precedent, a federal court in New York has ruled [PDF] that you could infringe copyright simply by embedding a tweet in a web page. Even worse, the logic … Continue reading Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Last April, the Federal Communications Commission, led by its Trump-appointed chairman Ajit Pai, eliminated a restriction that had capped how many stations media companies could own. Weeks later, Sinclair Broadcast Group announced … Continue reading FCC watchdog is investigating Pai’s moves before Sinclair merger
A new poll finds bipartisan support for tougher gun laws, but big partisan gaps on the intensity of that support — not to mention sizable gaps in knowledge about gun facts. 80% … Continue reading Poll: Majorities Of Both Parties Favor Increased Gun Restrictions
Very informative article. The bottom line is that corporations have grown so large and have gobbled each other up to the point where there are less public companies today than in the … Continue reading Why American Workers Aren’t Getting A Raise: An Economic Detective Story
A new report finds that the U.S. could grow the economy by cancelling all student debt in the country for less cost than the GOP tax bill. Interesting. Source: Want to grow the US economy? Cancel student debt, new report shows | Mic Continue reading Want to grow the US economy? Cancel student debt, new report shows
It can be easy to be misled by big point swings after a long period of quiet in global markets. Percentage wise, the drop is not much at all, it merely took … Continue reading Context Matters. The Stock Market Drop Is Less Scary Than It Seems.
President Trump woke up this morning and fired off a tweet criticising Democrats who “are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system … Continue reading An American Uses Britain’s NHS
Fourth-quarter fundraising results are in. They show that insurgent progressive candidates are beginning to out-raise their centrist Democratic opponents. Should the Democrats be centrist or more progressive? Seems that progressiveness is winning … Continue reading Six Insurgent Candidates Just Out-Raised Their Establishment Democratic Opponents
When adjusted for inflation, wage growth since 1967 has been nothing short of a disgrace. The United States has suffered close to five decades of real wage stagnation. People, it’s time … Continue reading When adjusted for inflation, wage growth since 1967 has been nothing short of a disgrace.
Net neutrality takes big step forward in California, but lawsuits loom. When the Federal government goes against the will of the people, state governments step in to challenge it. Let’s see how … Continue reading California Senate defies FCC, approves net neutrality law