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Internet, RIP? Ron Paul

Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a non-elected federal government agency, voted three-to-two to reclassify broadband Internet as a common carrier service under Title II of the Communications Act. 147 more words

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Big Pharma Is America’s New Mafia

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Daniela Drake 

02.21.15

Pharmaceutical companies have more power than ever, and the American people are paying the price—too often with our lives. 222 more words

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South Korea’s Keynesian Experiment Goes Global

FEBRUARY 20, 2015Ryan McMaken

The Birth of Korean Cool, by Euny Hong, Picador Press, 2014

Those of us who have reached a certain age remember the late 80s and early 90s when we were told that the Japanese were taking over the world. 230 more words

Justin Amash’s Lonely “No” Vote on the Keystone Pipeline

Posted on February 13, 2015 by Marc Clair

 I feel like I’ve been hearing about this darn Keystone Pipeline since the Clinton administration, and mostly it just conjures memories of tossing back Keystone lights into the wee hours of the night with friends “back in the day.” Sadly, it has nothing to do with beer; rather it’s designed to transport one of the few liquids mankind has deemed more valuable than beer: the “black gold” known as oil. 206 more words

California’s water debacle is worse than we thought: State let oil companies dump waste into protected aquifers thousands of times

The state’s plan to reform its wastewater injection problem reveals just how bad it’s become

LINDSAY ABRAMS  (Credit: TFoxFoto/Shutterstock)

It turns out that oil companies in California didn’t  260 more words

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