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Stakeholders Hope for Tough Trump Stance on Global Internet Rules

June 14, 2017

By Ayanna Alexander

Stakeholders are hopeful that the Trump administration will champion internet civil liberties amid increased pressures such as trade issues and rising cybersecurity threats. 280 more words

Libraries- an essential third place?

I recently posted a Rebuttal to Dewey Decimal Jokes, highlighting some articles that dispute the idea that books/libraries are becoming obsolete.  A recent article published by The Brookings Institution (a nonprofit public policy group), “ 413 more words

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Im-Politic: Just What We Need: Another Species of Think Tank

I don’t think much of the writings of Washington Post blogger and Tufts University political scientist Daniel Drezner – mainly because he thinks he and other supposed establishment-worshiping experts are God’s gift to humanity and that populist voters and politicians are just too dumb to be grateful. 659 more words


Government Statistics Vital

The conservative American Enterprise Institute and the liberal Brookings Institution have jointly written a new report arguing for the importance of government statistics, especially the American Community Survey and the decennial census. 8 more words

Census 2020

As pressure mounts, Trump reportedly hires the best US expert on Putin's psyche

Amid intensifying demands for action to combat an offensive by Moscow against the West, US president Donald Trump has reportedly appointed a paramount expert on Russian president Vladimir Putin as his chief Russia adviser. 427 more words

Aetna CEO: Obamacare in 'Death Spiral'

Bloomberg News

Zachary Tracer and Katherine Greifeld

February 15, 2017, 11:24 AM EST


Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini escalated his criticism of the Affordable Care Act, saying Obamacare’s markets are nearing failure as premiums climb and healthier individuals drop out. 254 more words