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Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Today, the Billionaires Are King

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted May 19, 2012

We've spent a lot of time talking about Super PACs and the Billionaire Boys Club. Why does this matter so much? Because it's poisoning, ruining, corrupting our democracy. I know it sounds trite -- "ruining our democracy" -- but I can find no more appropriate words.


Bruce Kushnick

The Great Verizon FiOS Ripoff

Bruce Kushnick | Posted May 19, 2012

(Third in a series. See part one: "Please, Sir, May I Have Another?" and part two: "How Wireless Hype is Hurting America.")

After decades of demanding and getting rate hikes and tax breaks in return for promising to deliver broadband internet access to schools, libraries, hospitals...