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Broadband and Capital Have Historic Implications for America’s Blacks

By Marc Morial, President, National Urban League Too often overlooked by leadership in the black community, capital is the lifeblood of our market-based economy. The...

New poll: Latinos continue to worry about unemployment & face economic...

Last  week a new poll was released by the National Council of La Raza and Latino Decisions showing that Latinos are still feeling the...

Spectrum Efficiency Favors Private Enterprise

Concern about spectrum efficiency dates back more than twenty years when, in 1991, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a report recommending...

Summers removes himself from consideration for Fed Chair, saving the WH...

Larry Summers, who was a former economic advisor to President Obama and a Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton administration, has taken his...

Progressive Ideals Out of Touch with Needs of Minority Communities?

If progressives ever had as a goal the expansion of broadband to minorities, that goal must have fallen off the agenda.  Just as the...

The False Promise of Municipal Broadband

This op-ed on the dangers of government owned broadband networks, by Senator Catherine Pugh, president of the National Caucus of Black State Legislators, originally...

Immigration and Its Deep Roots in Social Justice

Comprehensive immigration reform has been a hotly contested issue in recent times across many states and on the national stage.  But restrictive immigration policies...

Jobs Are Not the Answer

The current unemployment rate of 7.5% percent means close to 20 million Americans remain unemployed or underemployed. Nobody states the obvious truth: that the marketplace has changed and there will never again be enough jobs for everyone who wants one -- no matter who is in the White House or in Congress.

Puerto Rico Resorts to Taxes and Gambling to Avert Budget Crisis

As Puerto Rico’s fiscal year comes to a close, Governor Garcia’s Padilla’s party (Popular Democratic Party, or PPD in Spanish) is facing close to...

Progress Energy, Now Duke Energy, Aids Local Economies Through Power Purchase...

After several years and multiple construction projects, the North Carolina based Progress Energy, who recently completed a merger with Duke Energy, was ranked among...