Welcome to episode six of the Building Local Power podcast. For full transcript of the podcast click here. In this episode, Chris Mitchell, the director of our Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews Stacy Mitchell (no relation) ILSR Co-Director and Senior Researcher for the Community-Scaled Economies initiative about their latest report: Amazon’s Stranglehold: How the Company’s Tightening Grip… Continue reading
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About Nick Stumo-Langer
Nick Stumo-Langer is the Communications Manager for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance working with all five initiatives.
Living on multiple forms of social media, he operates and manages ILSR’s Facebook and Twitter profiles as well as pitches our reports and experts for reporters. A 2015 grad of St. Olaf College, Nick is a native of White Bear Lake, MN.
Phone Number: 612-844-1330
Various Sources – November 2 – 19, 2016 On November 8th, 2016, 26 Colorado cities and counties joined 69 of their fellow communities in opting out of the restrictive, anti-municipal broadband state law, SB 152. For years, we at ILSR have been covering the developments in Colorado as voters reclaim local telecommunications authority. The media,… Continue reading
Institute for Local Self-Reliance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 Contact: Nick Stumo-Langer, email@example.com, 612-844-1300 Amazon is Undermining Competition, Small Businesses, and Workers, and Reducing Economic Opportunity and Consumer Choice, New Report Finds Report Presents New Data about Amazon’s Market Power, Impact on Jobs and Wages, and Heavy Reliance on Public Subsidies WASHINGTON, D.C. –… Continue reading
This week in Energy Democracy news: With national energy policy stagnant (for the moment) states and cities are taking the lead in growing distributed generation and renewable energy such as new 100% renewable commitments in St. Petersburg, Florida and newly approved renewable projects in Greater Minnesota. Featured Stories: Why is green pricing a premium when… Continue reading
Welcome to episode five of the Building Local Power podcast. For full transcript of the podcast click here. In this episode, Chris Mitchell, the director of our Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews Lisa Gonzalez, Senior Researcher for the Community Broadband Networks initiative about the recent election and what it means for municipal broadband networks across… Continue reading
This week in Energy Democracy news: Battles abound over energy policy across the United States, small town renewable energy builds local communities, and new interstate highway electric vehicle infrastructure proposed. Featured Stories Being Black still a barrier to rural cooperative board membership by John Farrell, CleanTechnica Size really doesn’t matter for renewable energy arrays by… Continue reading
Daily Tech News Show – November 10, 2016 In the wake of the Tuesday election, 26 separate Colorado communities voted to reclaim their local authority over broadband networks bringing the grand total of communities that have opted out of the restrictive 2005 law, SB152, to 95. Below you can watch the segment of the show… Continue reading
The Clever Root Magazine – November 7, 2016 by Taylor Haynes In 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama, aided by local school children, planted the first seeds of what would become an impressive garden on the grounds of the White House, overflowing with vegetables, fruit and herbs. Nearby, the White House beehives keep busy pollinating the… Continue reading
On Monday, December 5th from 12:00-1:00PM CST, John Farrell will be delivering a webinar, titled “Is Bigger Best in Renewable Energy?“ Conventional wisdom suggest the biggest wind and solar power plants will be cheapest, but where they deliver power, and who owns them, matters more. In this webinar, John Farrell will present the findings from… Continue reading
Update November 16, 2016: Full transcript of this podcast is now available. Welcome to the fourth episode of the Building Local Power podcast. In this episode, Chris Mitchell, the director of our Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews David Morris, the co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and the director of the Public Good initiative… Continue reading