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Alton Drew provides advocacy and consulting services in the areas of economic and personal liberty, broadband, and energy. Follow him on Twitter @altondrew; Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/alton.drew.5; or visit him at www.altondrew.com. The ideas and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author, and have complete editorial independence from any Politic365 partners, sponsors, or advertisers. For additional information about Politic365, please visit http://politic365.com/about/.

Obama Administration, FCC Can Move Country Forward With Right Spectrum Policies

Expanding high-speed broadband adoption is now a universally accepted national policy goal. It’s hard to believe, therefore, that certain parties seek to impose regulations...

America Has an Adequate Supply of STEM Workers, We Just Won’t...

Even with the educational gap between minority and white students, it is not clear that this gap has led to an insufficient supply of...

Congress Gears Up to Extend Lifeline to Include Broadband

Tuesday, members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation that would require subsidies from the Federal Communications Commission’s Lifeline program be used in...

Cyber Security’s Dangerous Quid Pro Quo

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to consider the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act tomorrow less than two days after an apparent...

From Kennedy to Obama: Fifty Years of Failed Economic History

Black Americans have made headway in terms of education, income, and employment, there is still more work to be done in order to close the gap on these primary economic variables with American whites.

It’s Time To Revisit the Meaning of Competition in the Age...

Google, Inc., and the City of Austin, Texas announced that Google will be bringing Gigabit Internet service to Texas’ capital city by mid 2014.

American Incomes, Energy Consumption Falls, But Prices Increase

The energy market must have forgotten the basic rules of supply and demand as Americans see their incomes fall while prices rise in the...

What Do We Mean By the “Open Internet”?

The phrase "open Internet" gets tossed around a lot and there are various meanings of the phrase.  One’s definition depends on the framework used...

Consumers Win, Broadband Performance Strong Across Cable, DSL, FioS

Although the residential broadband adoption rate for black Americans (56%) is significantly below those reported for whites (67%), annual increases in adoption rates have been significant for the black American population.

In the Midst of Mayan Gloom and Doom, the Internet Eco-system...

Listening to the naysayers talk about how poor the broadband access picture here in the U.S. is compared with the brighter picture in South...