All News Articles for 2015-05-29

Friday, May 29, 2015
With Plan to Subsidize Internet Access for the Poor, FCC Seeks to 'Reboot'
" A world of broadband 'haves' and 'have-nots' is a world where none of us will have the opportunity to enjoy the full fruits of what broadband has to offer," said FCC chair Tom Wheeler.
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In Face of Rising Climate Movement, Tar Sands on Life Support: Report
Evidence of struggling tar sands sector suggests opportunity to slow the rate of growth 'significantly'
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No Backdoors: Online 'Zone of Privacy' is a Basic Human Right
Report from UN Special Rapporteur says encryption and anonymity are critical to ensuring privacy and freedom of expression
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'A Step in the Right Direction': US Removes Cuba from Terror List
Move signals continued restoration of diplomatic ties, but economic sanctions will remain in place
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From Fracking to Coal Waste, NAACP Confronts Environmental Racism in North Carolina
The organization that brought the Moral Monday movement announces investigation into environmental civil rights violations
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U.N. Security Council Takes “Historic” Stand on Killings of Journalists
When war breaks out, most non-combatants run the other way. But a handful of courageous reporters see it as their duty to tell the world what’s happening on the ground. And many pay a high price. Since 1992, 1,129 journalists have been killed on the job, 38 percent of them in war zones, according...
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Is US Planning to Increase Military Aid to Israel Even More?
New Reuters report suggests that funding could spike to as much as $4 billion a year
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