BREAKING: FCC votes to kill Net Neutrality (for now)

Just moments ago, the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider adopting rules that would end Net Neutrality and give the 1% a fast lane on the internet. They did it in spite of a wave of public outrage towards the idea of a two-tiered internet: In addition to more than …

Media Advisory: Press Conference Call on NLRB’s Proposed Rule

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: July 6, 2011 CONTACT: Zoe Bridges-Curry 202-822-2127 x122 [email protected] ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** AS KLINE GOES AFTER NLRB, MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, ACADEMICS, AND WORKERS STAND UP FOR AGENCY, EMPLOYEES’ RIGHT TO VOTE Press conference call TOMORROW, Wed. July 6, on need for proposed rule to modernize union elections Washington, …

Connecting the Dots: Saving PBS, NPR, the Internet and Democracy

A newsletter from FreePress Connecting the Dots: Saving PBS, NPR, the Internet and Democracy Most people don’t realize that prior to the 1970’s, there were no corporate lobbyists on K Street. But since that time, they have built an unprecedented web of power. And you can’t appease people who are …