The Dark Store Tax Dodge of Big-Box Retailers (Episode 1)

Date: 23 Sep 2016 | posted in: Building Local Power, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the first episode of our new podcast series, “Building Local Power,” Chris Mitchell, the director of our Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews Olivia LaVecchia, a research associate with our Community-Scaled Economy initiative, about her work on the “dark store” strategy that big-box retailers have been using to slash their property tax assessments.… Read More

David Morris Interviewed on PRN.FM’s “It’s Our Money” Radio Show

On August 17, 2016 David Morris was interviewed on the It’s Our Money radio show, hosted by PRN.FM (the Progressive Radio Network). This conversation was a follow-up on a piece written by David on the history of the Non-Partisan League in North Dakota. Here’s the link to the Public Banking Institute’s website, they run the It’s Our Money radio show.… Read More

Unanimous Dissent Radio On Munis, The FCC Decision, And State Barriers

Date: 8 Sep 2016 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Last week, Christopher was a guest on the Unanimous Dissent Radio Show. Sam Sacks and Sam Knight asked him to share information about the details on state barriers around the country. The guys get into the nitty gritty on state level lobbying and anti-muni legislation. They also discuss how a growing number of communities are interested in the local accountability, better services, and improved quality of life that follows publicly owned Internet infrastructure.… Read More

Microgrids and Regulation with Chris Villarreal – Episode 30 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Date: 3 Mar 2016 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

With the release of ILSR’s new report, “Mighty Microgrids,” ILSR is releasing two podcasts with the developers and regulators of microgrids in the United States. This is the second podcast.
In 2014, Chris Villarreal helped write the white paper, Microgrids: A Regulatory Perspective. As a regulatory analyst with the California Public Utilities Commission, he outlined the regulatory questions of microgrid development at a time when the state was mulling over how to allow more distributed, renewable energy come onto the grid.… Read More

David Morris Interviewed on KFAI’s Truth To Tell Radio Show

Date: 21 Jan 2016 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 2014, on ILSR’s 40th anniversary co-founder David Morris sat down with Siobhan Kierans and Tom O’Connell, co-hosts of TruthToTell, a weekly public affairs program on KFAI radio in Minneapolis to talk about our history, our approach and our decentralist … Read More

Occupy Radio Interviews Chris: Community Broadband is the Next Internet Battle

Date: 14 Mar 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Ready … set … get local net! Chris recently spoke to OEMG Occupy Radio about the hundreds of community broadband networks providing some of the best Internet service in the country. He encouraged citizens to look at municipal ownership, cooperative ownership, … Read More

Reaction to the FCC Decisions, Dissent, and Next Steps – Community Broadband Bits Episode 141

Date: 10 Mar 2015 | posted in: MuniNetworks, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

After the FCC decisions to remove barriers to community networks and to reclassify Internet access as a Title II service to enforce network neutrality rules, Lisa and I spend some time discussing the decision and reactions to it. We also … Read More

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