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All video streaming companies including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and others now have to offer closed captioning by April 30, 2014 or else be subject to the same fines as traditional broadcast television.
While there's evidence that the Fed's large-scale asset purchase program had direct impact of lowering longer-term interest rates, there's less evidence that it hit its broader, indirect target of investment, growth and jobs.
Obama's second FCC chair, Tom Wheeler, will put into circulation today a proposal for a new rule. All evidence suggests that Wheeler's proposal is a betrayal of Obama and of the millions of people who have called on the FCC to put in place strong and enforceable net neutrality protections.
As we enter a new election cycle, the important question is whether we as Latinos will leverage the full extent of our political power?
The Affordable Care Act demonstrates an affirmative, proactive step from government for women's access to reproductive health care, but conservatives are bent on moving backwards.
The Ukraine crisis continues. At this stage, no one can safely predict where the country will be a month from now, let alone a year down the road. Nonetheless, a few things appear crystal-clear.
With so much of our policy debate dominated by such economists, Piketty's pointed observations can be extremely useful tool for shifting the terms of debate.
President Obama is in Asia this week to reassure our allies about the U.S. "pivot to Asia." As a significant shift in defense strategy, the Asia pivot is a head-scratcher. As an economic strategy, however, the Asia pivot is compelling.
Someone needs to tell Republicans in Congress that saying "no" is not an economic policy.
I carry with me the knowledge that economics isn't about numbers, it's about people. I know now that it's up to us to decide whether the way we pay people, the work we offer them, and how we treat them on the job is just about money or if it's about society, about how we live, who we are, the nature of America.
The United Nations recently released another in its series of reports on climate change. This one tries to put a price tag on what we need to do over the next 15-20 years to stop the global mercury from rising.
Of course, the National Review has every right under the First Amendment to say all of these things, and I would defend to the death, in Voltaire's words, its right to say them. But that does not make them any less offensive -- or ignorant of the law.
Next Thursday, May 1, is the National Day of Prayer -- that abhorrently unconstitutional congressionally mandated day each year when our government tells us all that we should pray.
Obama might be a little disappointed to be leaving negotiations in Japan without a finalized Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. But lost in this rush to secure a pact is what the TPP should actually accomplish: A more balanced U.S. trade account that ultimately benefits the American middle class.
Ryan's comments last month reflect a political climate where Republicans not only do not meaningfully speak to African American citizens, but they tell themselves and their supporters stories about politics and economics that will ensure that they do not have to speak to African American voters in the future.
On May 15, the FCC will propose a new set of rules that are supposed to stop big phone and cable companies from blocking websites or discriminating against apps and services they don't like. Only as written, the rules would do pretty much the opposite.
The longtime pattern of the U.S.-Iran relationship: spoilers never go away, they just regroup and try to despoil again and again.
Consumers want this information, but giant chemical corporations have spent tens of millions of dollars on misleading campaigns to keep consumers in the dark. Now, thanks to Vermont, the people will start learning the extent of the chemical companies' involvement in our food production.
University admissions programs are not the place to promote partisan visions of social justice, but they are the place to produce the most dynamic and profound learning environments.