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Verizon New Jersey Local Service Increases, 1982-2014 -- 440 Percent

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Let us be clear. You pay a local service bill. It has charges on it that you must pay and you can't get service without it. If Verizon doesn't want to count these charges, then why shouldn't the customer have the right to not pay what's not being counted?

Tom Wheeler Should Not Be the Next FCC Chairman: Do You Like Your Wireless Bills?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.06.2013 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Thomas Wheeler is the heir apparent to the departing FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. From 1992 through 2004, Tom Wheeler was president and CEO of the Cellular Telecom and Internet Association. If Wheeler is nominated he would have to take on his previous clients.

Cable's Social Contract on America and Other Cable Scandals: But Who's Counting?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Shouldn't we get to choose who offers us Internet or broadband or cable programming services over the wires we've helped to upgrade? And if there's no serious competition, shouldn't the cable companies' prices for cable services be regulated again?

Janell Ross

How Banks Profit Off Welfare In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

Rodney Robinson, a single father in Los Angeles, needs government help to pay his rent. But getting that help from the state of California involves sh...

NYC Taxis Overcharged Passengers $8.3 Million, New York City Says

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Thousands of New York City taxi drivers overcharged passengers by more than $8.3 million over the past two years by setting their met...