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Congress Set to Decide Whether Internet Will Remain Tax Free

                      With less than six months to go until the moratorium on Internet access taxation is set to expire on November 1, 2014, Congress is scheduled to vote o...
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Members of Congress Share Title II Concerns with FCC Chairman

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Chairman Thomas Wheeler mull over the best way to re-implement “net neutrality” rules, the possibility of “Title II” reclassification has come up often.  To many, incl...
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Exploring the Nuclear Option in the Wake of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency recently cracked down on carbon-pollution emission standards by releasing a Clean Power Plan that aims to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent above 2005 levels by 2030.  In view of this goa...
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Chicago General Assembly Contemplating Highest Wireless Taxes in America

In an effort to shore up budgetary shortfalls, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a 56% tax hike on phone bills, taking the current tax of $2.50 per line per month up to $3.90. As the Illinois General Assembly’s curr...
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Apple Misses Opportunity to Promote Diversity & Inclusion…Again

Apple Inc. made headlines recently for selling $12 billion of its debt to investors eager to get a piece of Steve Jobs’ legacy.  The sale follows a similar transaction from April 2013 worth $17 billion. Sources close to the ...
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Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Did the IRS and FBI Ruin the Life of Chaka Fattah, Jr.

Guilty Until Proven Innocent? In 2012, The Washington Post did a story on the relatives of members of Congress who were lobbyists.  Former Sen. Trent Lott’s son was a lobbyist when his father was in the Senate.  Current...
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Michael Powell Asserts Power of Internet and Value of Cable Industry

Kicking off the National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s annual Cable Show, Michael K. Powell, President & CEO of the nation’s cable trade association, spoke of his bold vision for how the cable indus...
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Despite Challenges, Clarence Otis Persists with Diversity Mission

On Thursday, Barington Capital Group hosted an online presentation in which it challenged the course of Darden Restaurants.  The 14 year-old hedge fund represents a group of shareholders that currently own less than 2% of Dard...
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George Zimmerman v. DMX: Celebrity Death Match

George Zimmerman likes to fight. And he likes attention from the media. In his latest attempt to fulfill two of his apparently new-found life ambitions, George Zimmerman has selected 43 year-old rapper DMX as his competitor in ...
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#BarackTalk: Phillip Agnew Delivers State of the Youth Address

Phillip Agnew, Executive Director of the Dream Defenders delivered his take on the state of youth in America in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
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Redskins’ QB Robert Griffin III Answers a Question on Facebook

Couldn’t find the question that touched off this response from Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III, but this was the lengthy response:  Robert Griffin IIII usually don’t do this because everyo...
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Publix Remains Steadfast on ‘Put it in the Price’ Stance

The new year always brings aspirations and resolutions for a better year to come. On January 5, 2014, Lucas Benitez of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) shared his 2014 high hopes with Moyers & Company.  He wants co...
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Court Upholds Marissa Alexander’s Bond Release

The following is a statement from the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign: Court Upholds Marissa Alexander’s Bond Release; Activists Call for Angela Corey to Stop Harassment Today, the court upheld Marissa Alexander’s bo...
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Bill de Blasio Sworn-in Vowing Change and a New Progressive Era

After an era of stop-and-frisk and nanny-state focus on soft drink sizes, New York’s 109th Mayor, Bill de Blasio, was formally sworn in.  The new Mayor was ceremonially sworn in by former President Bill Clinton, de Blasi...
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National Harbor to be Home of MGM Casino

After a year long bidding war for a gaming license, a Las Vegas-style casino will be built at National Harbor, minutes away from the nation’s capitol city.   As reported by the Washington Informer, “MGM also impres...
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