Docs Show Ajit Pai Met With AT&T Execs Right After Corp Started Paying Michael Cohen. Now Congress Needs To Overturn The FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal And Investigate.

By Fight for the Future, Medium.com -

This past week, AT&T apologized for its “serious misjudgment” in hiring U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen to provide “insights” into how the new administration would [...]

The Time To Get The Net Neutrality Rules Back Is Now

By Gigi Sohn, Medium.com -

Last December 14th, the Trump FCC repealed the 2015 network neutrality rules prohibiting broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from favoring or discriminating against Internet traffic. In [...]

Congress Weighs Indefinite Detention Of Americans

By Marjorie Cohn, Consortiumnews.com -

Under the guise of exercising supervisory power over the president’s ability to use military force, Congress is considering writing Donald Trump a blank check to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens [...]

The Battle For Net Neutrality Continues

By Ilana Novick, Truthdig.com -

“Net neutrality” laws are set to expire June 11, the Federal Communications Commission announced Thursday, and now a number of senators, mainly Democrats, are staging a last-ditch effort to save [...]

Congress Would Save Net Neutrality If They Represented The People

By Dell Cameron, Gizmodo.com -

Democrats on Wednesday officially filed a petition to force a vote in the Senate to save net neutrality. With a single Republican supporting the effort, only one vote is needed to advance a [...]

DCCC Takes Money From Insurance Lobbyist As They Oppose Single Payer

In April 2017, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) wanted to find out the best way for its candidates to address the topic of health care, so it hired two research firms to [...]

Everything You Need To Know About The Net Neutrality Resolution Coming To Congress Next Week

By Russell Brandom, Theverge.com -

It’s been six months since FCC chairman Ajit Pai officially began the rollback of the Title II net neutrality order — and progress has been slow. The new rules finally entered the federal [...]

How Net Neutrality Activists Are Going Face-To-Face With Members Of Congress

By Andrew Wyrich, Dailydot.com -

Net neutrality activists hand-delivered an open letter from small business owners to members of Congress across the country on Wednesday, urging them to support an effort to undo the Federal [...]

Thousands Of Small Businesses Call On Congress To Pass CRA Resolution To Restore Net Neutrality

By Staff, Fightforthefuture.org -

It’s national Small Business Week, and nearly 6,000 small businesses, ranging from construction companies to tech startups are planning to deliver an open letter to Congress tomorrow Wednesday, [...]

Pressure On For Net Neutrality Campaign

By Staff, Blog.github.com -

Meanwhile, the quest to find one more vote to move the process forward in the Senate continues. Write Congress to aid in the search. On May 2, small businesses will deliver a letter to Congress, [...]

“We Need To Act Now”: An Interview With Chelsea Manning

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG -

Chelsea Manning is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland in the Democratic Party primary against career politician, Ben Cardin. She explains why she is running, her concerns about the future, which [...]

American Muslims Organize Grassroots Lobby For Palestine

By Wasan Abu Baker, Popular Resistance. -

This is the fourth year, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) is holding its Palestine Advocacy Day and Training program in Washington, D.C.  This meeting started with a small number of attendees [...]

US Doubles Down As Empire Declines

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

US empire is in decline. Reports of the end of the US being the unitary power in world affairs are common, as are predictions of the end of US empire. China surpassed the United States as the [...]

Congress Keeps Funding A War Machine That The Public Should Divest From

By Medea Benjamin and Elliot Swain, Alternet.org -

In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending that exceeded the cap for fiscal 2018 by $70 billion, bringing the total request to an enormous $716 [...]

At White House Lie-In, Teens Call On Congress To ‘Protect Kids, Not Guns’

By Jack Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Building on the nationwide mourning and outrage that followed a Florida school shooting last week that left 17 people dead, dozens of teenagers held a "lie-in" at the gates of the White House on [...]