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RAG RADIO PODCAST | Bob McChesney on our media crisis – and on ‘post-capitalist democracy’

In his important new book, the influential media critic is ‘Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 24, 2015 Our guest on Rag Radio is Robert W. McChesney, one of … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Bob McChesney on our media crisis – and on ‘post-capitalist democracy’

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Dan Lyons : The Internet Splits in Two

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski speaks to media on net neutrality December 1, 2010 at FCC headquarters in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images.Compromise on net neutrality:The Internet splits in two By Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast … finish reading Dan Lyons : The Internet Splits in Two

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William Michael Hanks : Net Neutrality / Stop Thief!

Stop thief!How the internet happenedand why it’s in danger nowBy William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / October 15, 2010 Also see Mike Hanks’ companion article: Net Neutrality / Open Internet Under Fire And see ‘Save the Internet’ video … finish reading William Michael Hanks : Net Neutrality / Stop Thief!

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William Michael Hanks : Net Neutrality / Open Internet Under Fire

Cartoon from Schrier Blog.Is FCC dropping the ball?The fight for a free internet By William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / October 15, 2010 Also see Mike Hanks’ companion article: Net Neutrality / Stop Thief! And see Net Neutrality … finish reading William Michael Hanks : Net Neutrality / Open Internet Under Fire

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Internet Freedom : It’s On the Line

The battle for Net Neutrality:Corporate takeover or opportunity? By Megan Tady / April 12, 2010 On Tuesday, April 6, a federal court decision put the Internet, and your ability to use it, in jeopardy. It’s a major setback for free … finish reading Internet Freedom : It’s On the Line

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Net Neutrality : The Fight Ahead

Image from Francesco Lapenta.Net Neutrality: All is not lost By Tim Karr / April 11, 2010 “The Day the Internet Lost” read a full-banner headline on Huffington Post. The New York Times held a wake for the Internet reporting that … finish reading Net Neutrality : The Fight Ahead

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Comcast-NBC Merger : Controlling Content and Delivery

Image from ZeroPaid.The Comcast-NBC marriage:The importance of Net Neutrality With a monopoly on delivery, what’s to stop a new breed of ISPs/cable providers from dictating content to customers? By Jared Moya / December 10, 2009 See ‘Internet war: The fight … finish reading Comcast-NBC Merger : Controlling Content and Delivery

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Sen. Al Franken : The Internet is the Town Square

This may be the clearest, most useful exposition on Net Neutrality that I have yet seen. — Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog The Internet:It’s not a truck, It’s a town square The Internet is a platform for speech, debate, … finish reading Sen. Al Franken : The Internet is the Town Square

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Net Neutrality : Next Target of Astroturf Groups?

“WWIII Propaganda Posters: Support Net Neutrality” by Brian Moore / Flickr.Will ‘Astroturf’ groups block Net Neutrality reform? It’s no secret the five biggest telecom companies want Net Neutrality to disappear. All just happen to be members of a ‘pro-consumer’ group. … finish reading Net Neutrality : Next Target of Astroturf Groups?

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Democrats Are Letting Net Neutrality Die

Graphic from techrepublican. [Network neutrality is a principle proposed for residential broadband networks and potentially for all networks. A neutral broadband network is one that is free of restrictions on content, sites, or platforms, on the kinds of equipment that … finish reading Democrats Are Letting Net Neutrality Die

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FCC : The Controversial Legacy of Chairman Martin

FCC Chair Kevin Martin leaves a mixed legacy.‘“For a deregulator, he was amazingly pro-consumer in his interventions,” said Gene Kimmelman, of Consumers Union. “Nobody thought he was going to be like this.”’ By John Dunbar / January 15, 2009 WASHINGTON … finish reading FCC : The Controversial Legacy of Chairman Martin

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Net Neutrality : Not a Sexy Issue, But Worth Fighting For

‘The concept of net neutrality is the guiding principle of a free and open Internet.’By Dustin Michael Harris / October 23, 2008 Does anyone remember Y2K? I realize eight years ago seems like an eternity, another lifetime even, but think … finish reading Net Neutrality : Not a Sexy Issue, But Worth Fighting For

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