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.
America’s Monopoly Problem Goes Way Beyond the Tech Giants
July 28, 2020 via The Atlantic – Even if Congress somehow decreed the breakup of all four tech giants, the U.S. would still have an astounding number…
Trump Overhauls Key Environmental Law To Speed Up Pipelines And Other Projects
July 15, 2020 via NPR – President Trump announced plans to overhaul a 50-year-old environmental law in order to speed approval for pipelines, highways, and other large…