Google CEO: They’re lying

“We should not be aligned with such people. They are just literally lying.” That’s what Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an infamous corporate lobbying group that pushes an agenda that denies the realities of climate change. Bravo to Schmidt for withdrawing Google’s membership …

Supreme Court just crippled democracy

Hazel, Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Sadly, alarmingly, infuriatingly — it’s Citizens United all over again. I’ll explain a bit more below, but first I need you to do THREE things: 1. Voice your outrage that the Supreme Court has sold out …

| Correa wins re-election and says banks…

News Stories February 18, 2013 Will Obama Listen to Growing Movement to Stop Tar Sands Pipeline? Washington DC climate change rally brings 35,000 protestors together, but activists question if real change in Obama’s policies will spring from non- disruptive protest Go to story | Go to homepage Correa wins re-election …

Is Free Public Wi-Fi Possible?

News of the movement for February 7, 2013   Future of the Internet Is Free Public Wi-Fi Possible? The noisy response to a front-page Washington Post story about an alleged government plan to create free public Wi-Fi networks indicates public enthusiasm for cheaper Internet access in America. If only it were so …