Big Pharma Wages Stealth War on Drug Price Watchdog
September 11, 2020 via Reuters – A nonprofit watchdog has studied nearly 100 prescription drugs for a variety of health conditions since 2015 and found that only…
Why Facebook’s Blocking of New Political Ads May Fall Short
September 4, 2020 via The New York Times – In an effort to quash online misinformation, Facebook announced that no new political ads would appear on its…
COVID-19 Lockdowns Expose the Digital Have-Nots in Rural Areas
September 2, 2020 via The Conversation – In rural America, one-fifth of residents lack broadband access.
Sadly, One Letter Perfectly Captures the Recovery
September 2, 2020 via Bloomberg Opinion – For months, experts have tried to predict what the economy will look like as the pandemic drags on.
China’s Economy Is Bouncing Back—And Gaining Ground on the U.S.
August 24, 2020 via The Wall Street Journal – Forecasts show China as the only major economy expected to grow this year.
Another Giveaway to Polluters From the Trump EPA
August 21, 2020 via Bloomberg – The Trump Administration announced a roll-back of policies that had effectively curbed gas leaks at pipelines and wells.
When it Comes to the Internet, Trump Prefers the Chinese Model
August 6, 2020 via The Washington Post – The Trump administration announced a new “Clean Network” program, which bans virtually all Chinese information technology products from use.
Australia to Make Facebook, Google Pay for News in World First
July 30, 2020 via Reuters – The royalty-based system is meant to protect independent journalism and create a business model more suitable to the digital age.