Growing numbers of Democrats support the idea of guaranteeing decent jobs to all Americans. Here’s how they say it would work. And the key to all this: …all of these plans say … Continue reading What Is A Federal Jobs Guarantee?
No single record, in isolation, can be attributed to global warming. But collectively, these heat records are consistent with the kind of extremes we expect to see increase in a warming world. All time record high temperatures being hit all over the world. But, no.., global warming is a farce.. Source: Red-hot … Continue reading Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week
OPINION: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favors a government jobs guarantee and says Americans should not underestimate the power of policymakers to channel deficit spending toward social goals like healthcare and education. A politician who … Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez gets the economics of budget deficits, job creation – Business Insider
It was being shared by a newspaper ahead of the Fourth of July. Of course it did.. this is an example of why creating algorithms to control news and posts is a … Continue reading Facebook labeled part of the Declaration of Independence as ‘hate speech’
After a hearing that stripped California’s gold standard net neutrality bill of much of its protections, California legislators have negotiated new amendments that restore the vast majority of those protections to the … Continue reading California’s Net Neutrality Bill Is Strong Again Because You Spoke Out
Most DirecTV Now prices go up $5 a month, weeks after AT&T bought Time Warner. Duh. Will we ever learn? Source: AT&T promised lower prices after Time Warner merger—it’s raising them instead … Continue reading AT&T promised lower prices after Time Warner merger—it’s raising them instead
The subpoena demanded Twitter turn over information that would identify the data breach finder. More intimidation tactics by your government. Source: Homeland Security subpoenas Twitter for data breach finder’s account | ZDNet Continue reading Homeland Security subpoenas Twitter for data breach finder’s account
In the early 20th century, the Supreme Court systematically gutted regulations to favor business and attack organized labor. Those dark days have returned. Not good. Source: A New Lochner Era Continue reading The Supreme Court Out To Destroy Democracy.
“Santiago is an LA Democrat & progressive. His 5th largest donor is AT&T from whom he has received over $43k over his four-year-long career. AT&T also paid a charity in Santiago’s district … Continue reading Democrat with financial ties to AT&T just gutted California’s net neutrality law
If approved in a plenary vote, Articles 11 and 13 place an impossible burden on companies to police the content that gets posted on their sites. You won’t be able to share … Continue reading The E.U.’s New Copyright Law Spells Disaster for the Internet
A new survey underscores what you already know. People don’t trust traditional media as they once did. They trust social media even less. And certain groups in particular, including Republicans and people with … Continue reading You aren’t alone; U.S. adults broadly think around 40 percent of the news is misinformation
The ECB’s mandate is a purist’s delight. It sets out a strict and narrow path, with price stability defined as the primary objective; the ECB may “support” secondary goals like growth, employment, … Continue reading The ECB’s narrow mandate is no longer fit for purpose