North Carolina and Tennessee are the latest states to side with telecoms, which have long lobbied against allowing cities to become Internet providers. Continue reading
EXPLORE Democracy & Government
- June 24, 2015
Communities — from urban, mostly black and brown districts, to conservative, rural areas — are rising up against budget cuts and the threat of school closures.
- June 23, 2015
The Senate is expected to take up trade legislation today, but labor federation warns: “Fast Track has gotten even worse since the House got its hands on it.” Continue reading
- June 22, 2015This treaty can be worked out by debate and compromise. But not if the fix is in -- not if Boehner, McConnell and Obama put a fast one over on us.
- June 18, 2015
If you can’t win the game, change the rules. Continue reading
- June 16, 2015
If we respect the notion that the rule of law must apply to all, then surely it must apply to corporations. Continue reading
- June 15, 2015
Six months after the torture report came out, John Oliver explains why Americans need to actually read it. Continue reading