Open Wireless, Essential Infrastructure

Date: 20 May 2012 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Asheville Citizen-Times, May 20, 2012 Once upon a time, Internet enthusiasts made the following comparison: the Internet is to 21st-century economies what navigable waterways and roads were to 19th and 20th-century economies. But what if our rivers and highways were … Read More

Seattle Drops City-Sponsored Internet

Date: 8 May 2012 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Weekday Show – KOUW Radio, May 8, 2012 ILSR’s broadband program director, Christopher Mitchell, is interviewed on Seattle’s KUOW radio about the city of Seattle decision to back off of their public broadband program.  The City of Seattle quietly pulled … Read More

Utilities Facing a Distributed Generation Future?

Date: 26 Apr 2012 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail, April 26, 2012 Yesterday, I suggested that you meet John Farrell, who directs the Energy Self-Reliant States and Communities program at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. He focuses on energy policies that expand the benefits of local ownership of … Read More

Postal Workers Unions Continue Fight to Stop Massive USPS Cutbacks

Date: 26 Apr 2012 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, Media Coverage, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In These Times.  April 26, 2012 “Congress created this manufactured crisis…, and Congress must solve this,” declared Sally Davidow, spokeswoman for the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), which has resisted congressional efforts to curtail USPS service and eliminate hundreds of … Read More

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