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The EPA Is Hiding Proof That a Widely Used Chemical Causes Leukemia: Report
Trump appointees are (reportedly) refusing to release a blockbuster EPA report — because industry lobbyists asked them not to.
trumpCorruption  corporateIndemnity  casteingTheMiddleClass  casteingTheLowerClass  healthcare  governmentIncompetence  corporateCorruption 
5 weeks ago by joeybaker
RIP net neutrality: Ajit Pai's 'fuck you' to the American people becomes official.
Today marks an historic day, and a huge victory for the enemies of democracy. Rather than serve the American people, the US government sold our freedom to Verizion, Comcast, AT&T and other telcom companies. Net neutrality is dead.
netNeutrality  governmentIncompetence  casteingTheMiddleClass  casteingTheLowerClass  kleptocracy  ISP  trumpAristocracy 
9 weeks ago by joeybaker
FCC Commissioner Says the Agency Is a Shill for ISPs as She Slams the Door on Her Way Out
In an interview just prior to leaving the FCC this month, former Commissioner Mignon Clyburn took aim at the agency where she worked for nearly nine years, saying it has abandoned its mission to safeguard consumers and protect their privacy and speech.
trumpAristocracy  trumpCorruption  corruption  ISP  corporateIndemnity  corruptedPolitics  casteingTheMiddleClass  casteingTheLowerClass 
12 weeks ago by joeybaker
A recent study finds that young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted from one generation to the next
A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.
plutocracy  casteingTheMiddleClass  casteingTheLowerClass  wealthGap 
may 2018 by joeybaker
Jimmy Carter: Supreme Court seems eager to see rich people become more powerful
Former President Jimmy Carter says the power wielded by people who give a lot of money to political candidates has resulted in a “vast disparity in income in America” and that that has “resulted in polarization more than any other single factor.” In the second part of a wide-ranging interview, Carter talks with Judy Woodruff about how his own faith, the NRA and allegations against the president.
plutocracy  wealthGap  casteingTheMiddleClass 
march 2018 by joeybaker
FCC Report Concludes US Internet Speeds are ‘among worst in the developed world’
In spite of speed and infrastructure increases, the FCC concludes that American price-to-value is “among the worst in the developed world.”
ISP  governmentIncompetence  corporateIndemnity  casteingTheMiddleClass  casteingTheLowerClass  corporateConsolidation  endOfTheUSEmpire 
march 2018 by joeybaker
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