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Ex-Chair Michael Copps on FCC’s Unrelenting, Anti-Diversity Push for Media Consolidation

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FCC Chair Ajit Pai Unveils Plan to End Net Neutrality

  Nov 22, 2017 Elsewhere in Washington, D.C., FCC chair Ajit Pai unveiled a plan Tuesday to roll back net neutrality—reversing Obama-era rules barring corporate service providers from blocking access to websites, slowing down content or providing paid fast lanes … Continue reading

Former FCC Commissioner on How Greater Media Consolidation is a Threat to Democracy and Free Speech

Democracy Now! Published on Jul 11, 2017 https://democracynow.org – As the Trump administration weighs the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger, we talk about the risks of greater media consultation with former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. He’s currently special adviser on media … Continue reading

Battle For the Net: Mass Day of Action Aims to Stop Trump’s FCC from Destroying Free & Open Internet

Democracy Now! Published on Jul 11, 2017 https://democracynow.org – On Wednesday, nearly 70,000 websites and organizations are planning to take part in massive online protest to save net neutrality. Participating websites will reportedly display messages on their homepages and encourage … Continue reading

Internet For the 1 Percent: New FCC Rules Strike Down Net Neutrality, Opening Fast Lanes for Fees

freespeechtv Published on Apr 25, 2014 Federal regulators have unveiled new rules that would effectively abandon net neutrality, the concept of a free and open Internet. The proposal from the Federal Communications Commission would allow Internet providers like Verizon or … Continue reading

Internet For the 1 Percent: New FCC Rules Strike Down Net Neutrality, Opening Fast Lanes for Fees

freespeechtv Published on Apr 25, 2014 Federal regulators have unveiled new rules that would effectively abandon net neutrality, the concept of a free and open Internet. The proposal from the Federal Communications Commission would allow Internet providers like Verizon or … Continue reading

Former FCC Commissioner Warns About Comcast-Time Warner Merger, “Mindless” Media Consolidation

democracynow Published on Feb 17, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – Comcast has announced plans to buy Time Warner Cable at a cost of more than $45 billion in stock. The takeover would allow Comcast to provide cable service to a third of … Continue reading

100 + Grassroots/Global Visionaries

_ (Arranged Alphabetically by Last Name) Julian Agyeman Richard Alley (+ background sources) Gar Alperovitz Miguel Altieri (background sources) Kevin Anderson (+ background sources) Ray Anderson (background sources) Sir David Attenborough (+ background sources) Andrew Bacevich ( background sources) Robert Ballard … Continue reading