Out of every original comment sent to the Federal Communications Commission about its Net Neutrality repeal proceedings, nearly all were against killing the regulations, according to a new Stanford University study. The … Continue reading Nearly Every Real FCC Public Comment Supported Net Neutrality, Stanford Study Says
Of course corporations deny global warming because they don’t want to pay for having the cut emissions, but when ordinary people deny it, it appears that there is a conspiracy theory running … Continue reading “The Goal Is Power” – The Global Warming Conspiracy
Faced with the political and economic cost of spending cuts, even the Conservatives are being forced to retreat. There is no situation where cutting spending makes an economy grow. It does the … Continue reading Austerity: how an ideological project failed on its own terms
A simple explanation of how money actually works and what that means for society as a whole. Continue reading What is Modern Monetary Theory by Stephanie Kelton
Add “a phone number I never gave Facebook for targeted advertising” to the list of deceptive and invasive ways Facebook makes money off your personal information. Contrary to user expectations and Facebook … Continue reading You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads.
A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change Article is from last year, but in light of the most recent climate change report, perhaps a solution to addressing the problem is to first figure out how to work with these companies.. … Continue reading Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says
Hot off the news of a massive user-data breach, today Facebook is entering the smart display wars with Portal, a connected gadget with speakers and a screen, built-in Alexa integration, and even … Continue reading Facebook Launches a Camera for Your Home—What Could Possibly Go Wrong
The economy still has room to grow. The answer is that the unemployment rate is based on people looking for work and people working. It doesn’t take into account the number of … Continue reading The US unemployment rate is at a 48-year low—so why are so many Americans still out of work?
This stark contrast between Republicans and Democrats was front-and-center at the second annual Modern Monetary Theory conference. People are starting to learn exactly how money works, and it’s about time, because the … Continue reading Modern Monetary Theory Grapples With People Actually Paying Attention to It
Youtube has removed China Uncensored from search suggestions as Google faces scrutiny for Project Dragonfly, allegedly a censored web search app for China This is what happens when you push for companies … Continue reading YouTube Scraps Most Popular Channel on China Politics From Search Suggestions
There is a perfectly legal and viable solution to all this: Pack the Supreme Court. Pack it as soon as possible. Progressive policies will never happen unless the Democrats pack the Supreme … Continue reading Pack the Supreme Court
The new conservative talking point: There is a broad consensus among economists that large and persistent deficits slow economic growth by lowering savings and investment. Workers are less productive than they would … Continue reading Conservative Intellectuals Have a New and Absurd Theory for Why Wages Aren’t Rising Faster