Tag Archives: net neutrality

What You Can Do To Save The Free And Open Internet (Again)

Is it me, or does it seem like we just did this? “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” said Thomas Jefferson. No kidding. http://act.freepress.net/ Net Neutrality or Bust: A Call With Free Press Action Fund The fight to save … Continue reading

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The Man Who Would Kill Net Neutrality

Trump’s FCC Chair Ajit Pai said he would like to” take a weed whacker” to FCC regulations making internet providers common carriers.  

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Save Net Neutrality!

Editor’s note: The following is an email from former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. Copps tenure was highlighted by his continual fight to to end corporate dominance of the media and put the media back into the hands of the common … Continue reading

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Americans Leaving Religion In Droves

Samantha Bee explains the marriage of evangelicals and the extreme right. This is in 2 parts. The second part is below. This part is 10 minutes. This is not news to anyone who spends time on the internet. The Pew … Continue reading

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Ajit Pai: New FCC Chair Foe of Net Neutrality

An email from freepress.net Reactionary agenda Timothy Karr, FreePress.net Ajit Pai — a former Verizon lawyer — is now the head of the FCC. And he’s vowed to destroy Net Neutrality. The open internet is more important than ever — … Continue reading

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Should Internet Access Be A Basic Right?

Thom Hartmann is the #1 Progressive talk show host in America.  If you think it strange that you’ve never heard of the #1 progressive talker in America,  it is because you live in Iowa where there is only conservative talk … Continue reading

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Wednesday Forum Shows Need For Media Reform And Net Neutrality

Wow – what a display of – what? sexism? Republican registration? media bias? doing the dirty work for Comcast? all of the above? by Matt Lauer Wednesday night in the inappropriately named Commander-in-Chief Forum. The night begins with a 17 … Continue reading

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Want A Great Reason To Vote For Democrats?

How about continuing Net Neutrality? Just below the Supreme Court justice issue in the senate, the internet is the best reason to vote for all Iowa democratic national candidates: Patty Judge for senate, Monica Vernon in the first district, Jim … Continue reading

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Our Victory On Net Neutrality

Whitehouse.gov Yesterday’s victory on net neutrality: A federal court of appeals fully upheld the FCC’s strong net neutrality rules to keep the internet open, fair, and free. This is a victory for the millions of Americans like you who made … Continue reading

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Help Defend The Free And Open Internet

Freepress.net Things are looking good. Thanks to the tens of thousands of Net Neutrality supporters (like you) who contacted their members of Congress, it looks like anti-Net Neutrality measures are no longer in the must-pass spending bill. The final vote … Continue reading

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