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NFL = “Nonprofit Football League?”

Fairleigh Dickinson University conducted  a survey recently that found that most Americans have no idea that NFL has managed to get itself classified as a nonprofit for tax purposes. Only 13% of Americans are aware of the League's "nonprofit" … [Read more...]

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The New Normal?

Last year was supposed to be a year of action to curb gun violence in our schools. But three weeks into the new year, statistics suggest that the problem could actually be worsening. Read more at ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

WIND Power Europe

Let’s Get Windy

That whooshing  you hear is the sound of electricity prices dropping in many parts of Europe, including Ireland, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and the United Kingdom. In 2013, all these countries set new records for the amount of electricity … [Read more...]

TLIF

And On The 6th Day, The Labor Movement Created The Weekend

 And it was good. For much of the history of America, the work week was six days, and Sunday was reserved for religious observances, typically spent in restrained solemnity, singing hymns and reading scripture. That left exactly zero days  for … [Read more...]

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“Y.M.C.A” at the Winter Olympics?

The current surge of anti-gay activities in Russia have been largely orchestrated by Russian President Vladimir Putin as a way to distract the Russian people from the struggling economy by finding an internal enemy at whom to vent their rage. As … [Read more...]

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Net Neutrality Going Extinct?

Like to stream content? Get ready to pay cable-like fees for it. Read the story here and then sign the petition. Net Neutrality is a principle that says that Internet users, not Internet service providers (ISPs), should be in control. It ensures … [Read more...]

Net Neutrality

Don’t Let Net Neutrality Die Forever

Verizon killed Net Neutrality when a federal appeals court ruled in its favor and struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order.1 Net Neutrality is a principle that says that Internet users, not Internet service providers … [Read more...]

Freedom Industries

With Rights Come Responsibilities

Corporations have spent untold millions of dollars through multitudinous routes over the last decade to arrive at the legal status they have now. According the Citizens United decision by the Supreme Court, corporations are people. And that means … [Read more...]

Frackistan

No Frackistan, Please

The California Department of Conservation (DOC) is currently soliciting  comments from the public on its proposed oil and gas regulations, with the comment period open through January 14, 2014. (You can see them here.) But the truly cautious choice … [Read more...]