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Category Archives: Lobbying in the United States

The Big Con: The Truth Behind Net Neutrality and Why the Sky Is Not Falling

Via The Daily Bell December 14th marked the end of the internet. At least, that is what the media, social networks… and lobbyists would have you believe. Net neutrality has dominated the media cycle lately. But why? Why would the repeal of a rather freshly formed regulation garner all this attention, and anger? Taking a step towards […]

Jim Kunstler’s Solution To Uniting American Citizens – Overturn ‘Citizens United’

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Poor old Karl Marx, tortured by boils and phantoms, was right about one thing: History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Thus, I give you the Roman Empire and now the United States of America. Rome surrendered to time and entropy. Our method is to drive […]

Google Is The Biggest Lobbying Spender In Tech

The fact that many major tech companies are headquartered in Silicon Valley doesn’t mean they don’t have a voice in Washington as well. As Statista’s Feliz Richer notes, according to documents filed in accordance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act, companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon spend millions every year trying to legally influence D.C. lawmakers. The following […]