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ILSR Press Releases and Selected Media Coverage

Neil Seldman Weighs In On D.C.’s Zero Waste Bill In Waste Dive

Neil Seldman Weighs In On D.C.'s Zero Waste Bill In Waste Dive

Awantika Pal

November 15, 2019

Waste Dive takes a closer look at D.C.'s new zero waste bill. Neil Seldman expresses his support for the bill, but also highlights some drawbacks of the legislation.  READ MORE


ILSR Exposes Amazon’s Rigged Shopping Algorithm in New Piece for ProMarket

ILSR Exposes Amazon's Rigged Shopping Algorithm in New Piece for ProMarket

Stacy Mitchell

November 8, 2019

In a new piece for the University of Chicago Stigler Center's blog, ProMarket, ILSR's co-director Stacy Mitchell, and legal fellow Shaoul Sussman, describe how Amazon rigs its shopping algorithm to produce results that favor its own interests, harming shoppers and  READ MORE


In The American Conservative, ILSR Shows How a Rebirth of Independent Pharmacies Could Cure Rural Ills

In The American Conservative, ILSR Shows How a Rebirth of Independent Pharmacies Could Cure Rural Ills

Stacy Mitchell

November 6, 2019

Independent pharmacies can create an oasis for rural customers — if the government stands up to Big Rx.  READ MORE


ILSR’s Christopher Mitchell Talks Mapping Broadband on Marketplace Radio

Blandin Foundation Recognizes Christopher Mitchell’s Leadership on Broadband Policy

Blandin Foundation Recognizes Christopher Mitchell’s Leadership on Broadband Policy

Jess Del Fiacco

October 10, 2019

Christopher Mitchell was awarded the Blandin Foundation Courageous Leadership Award for his research and advocacy around community broadband networks.  READ MORE


Neil Seldman Breaks Down U.S. Recycling Crisis On CNBC

Neil Seldman Breaks Down U.S. Recycling Crisis On CNBC

Awantika Pal

October 10, 2019

Neil Seldman is interviewed for a CNBC investigation on the U.S. recycling crisis.  READ MORE


Christopher Mitchell Explains How San Francisco Can Close Its Digital Divide

Christopher Mitchell Explains How San Francisco Can Close Its Digital Divide

Awantika Pal

October 7, 2019

Christopher Mitchell highlights why city governments should invest in bringing high-quality Internet to low-income families.  READ MORE


ILSR Takes a Closer Look at National Movement To Limit Dollar Stores

ILSR Takes a Closer Look at National Movement To Limit Dollar Stores

Hibba Meraay

September 27, 2019

A growing number of cities are now taking legislative action to limit the number of dollar stores. Our research takes a closer look at this national movement.  READ MORE


John Farrell Voices Concerns About Xcel Energy’s Future Plans

John Farrell Voices Concerns About Xcel Energy's Future Plans

Hibba Meraay

September 25, 2019

John Farrell weighs in on Xcel Energy's resource plan and details why the utility's long-term plan for energy generation should be scrutinized by regulators.  READ MORE


Brenda Platt Shares the Transformative Potential of Community Composting Via Foodtank