Friday, September 30, 2016
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Black Unemployment Hits 8.1%, Lowest of Obama's Presidency (So far). The Black unemployment number for August 2016 is the lowest of President Barack Obama's time in office according to the Department of Labor. The unemployment rate for African Americans is...
A recent study by Northwestern University Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Market Economics William P. Rogerson provides an economic rationale for the benefits of free data services. The 42-page paper outlines the economic impact of data caps and...
As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) inches closer to making a decision on its proposed privacy rules for broadband internet access service providers, economists, civil rights groups, and consumer advocates alike have been weighing in opposing the Commission's plan. On April...
Monday marked a landmark day in the use of drones for commercial air transport.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officially relaxed rules that are expected to dramatically open up drone use by commercial enterprises. The Los Angeles Daily News...
More Commissions on Justice Reform? Saturday Donald Trump is set to visit a church in Detroit, Mich.  In keeping with the control-freak nature of his campaign when it comes to "black outreach" Trump's team has created a script of...
If you were writing a script for ham handed fake outreach to a certain community whose support you were supposedly trying to win, you couldn't write one any better than what the Trump campaign has put together. Early in the week...
10 Looney Lines From Trump's Unhinged Address on Immigration. After a relatively triumphant day in his presidential campaign that featured the humiliation of the President of Mexico in his own country, Donald Trump just had to do it.  He just had...
At the behest of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, a cadre of telecom executives have convened to form a Robocall Strike Force. Helmed by AT&T's Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson, the force includes 33 companies from across the...
Florida prosecutor Angela Corey, who prosecuted Marissa Alexander and has actively pursued prosecutions of minors, lost her election tonight in Florida. Alexander fired a gun into a wall as a way of warning her abusive ex-husband. Corey turned the...
Former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard turned Republican candidate for Senate David Duke has released a robocall supporting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. During the the 134-word 30 second robocall, Duke attacks "massive immigration" and the "Superbowl salute to the...