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ILSR Press Room filed under Broadband | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 21, 2017

Fast Company Covers the FCC’s Disappointing Net Neutrality Decisions, Interviews Chris Mitchell

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/fast-company-covers-the-fccs-disappointing-net-neutrality-decisions-interviews-chris-mitchell/

In the News: Christopher Mitchell November 22, 2017 Media Outlet: Fast Company Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai’s plan to dismantle net neutrality, the set of protections that keeps content flowing freely on the Internet regardless of who your service provider is, is now official. In this disappointing moment of corporations flexing their supreme muscle… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 13, 2017

ILSR Covers the Growth of Minnesota’s Community Solar Program, PV Magazine Notices

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/ilsr-covers-the-growth-of-minnesotas-community-solar-program-pv-magazine-notices/

In the News: John Farrell November 13, 2017 Media Outlet: PV Magazine Every month, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance updates this page with new data from Minnesota’s community solar program, and the renewable energy press are starting to take notice. Frank Andorka of PV Magazine covered this month’s update, as the operating capacity of community… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 13, 2017

Vermont Public Radio Interviews Stacy Mitchell on Amazon’s Stealth Takeover of Vermont

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/vermont-public-radio-interviews-stacy-mitchell-on-amazons-stealth-takeover-of-vermont/

In the News: Stacy Mitchell November 13, 2017 Media Outlet: Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont Edition During ILSR’s co-director and Community-Scaled Economies initiative director Stacy Mitchell swing through Vermont to discuss Amazon at two events at independent bookstores, she spoke on the public affairs radio show Vermont Edition on Vermont Public Radio. Here’s the details from the post, make… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 9, 2017

The Hill Details the Discussion Around the “Amazon Amendment”, Interviews Stacy Mitchell

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/the-hill-details-the-discussion-around-the-amazon-amendment-interviews-stacy-mitchell/

In the News: Stacy Mitchell November 9, 2017 Media Outlet: The Hill As discussed in The Intercept earlier this month, Amazon is now on the verge of winning a multi-billion dollar contract to win government procurement over other retailers in America. Ali Breland of The Hill takes on the issue and, for an expert perspective, she reaches… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Broadband | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 8, 2017

Press Release: Colorado communities overwhelming reclaim local authority, reject telecom monopolies via ballot initiatives

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/press-release-colorado-communities-overwhelming-reclaim-local-authority-reject-telecom-monopolies-via-ballot-initiatives/

Colorado Voters Once Again Reject Monopolies in Internet Service at the Ballot Box All 18 voting communities opt out of restrictive state law, Fort Collins ensures municipal utility can provide broadband service Contact: ​Christopher Mitchell christopher@ilsr.org 612-545-5185​ MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. — Voters across the state of Colorado have, once again, rejected big telecom by opting out of a… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Broadband | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 6, 2017

Press Release: Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association sets local election spending record in municipal ballot referendum on broadband connectivity

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/press-release-colorado-cable-telecommunications-association-sets-local-election-spending-record-in-municipal-ballot-referendum-on-broadband-connectivity/

Comcast Sets Fort Collins Election Spending Record Opposing Broadband Competition The Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association is spending almost half a million to deny residents a real choice in broadband Internet access Contact: Christopher Mitchell christopher@ilsr.org 612-545-5185​ Campaign Spending Update – 11/6/2017: On November 3rd, Comcast’s front group Priorities First filed their most recent campaign report. The report showed… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Broadband | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 6, 2017

Press Release: Colorado Communities Set to Reclaim Local Authority via Broadband Ballot Referenda, Rebuff Internet Access Monopolies

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/press-release-colorado-communities-set-to-reclaim-local-authority-via-broadband-ballot-referenda-rebuff-internet-access-monopolies/

Colorado Communities Set to Reclaim Local Authority, Rebuff Internet Access Monopolies 18 communities across the state will vote to join nearly 100 of their fellows in investigating Internet infrastructure investments Contact: ​Christopher Mitchell, christopher@ilsr.org 612-545-5185​ MINNEAPOLIS, MINN — Tomorrow, 18 communities across Colorado will be voting to reclaim their local authority to end broadband monopolies. Since… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under The Public Good | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 3, 2017

American Prospect’s David Dayen Discusses Airline Monopolies, Cites ILSR Co-Founder

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/american-prospects-david-dayen-discusses-airline-monopolies-cites-ilsr-co-founder/

In the News: David Morris November 3, 2017 Media Outlet: American Prospect Airline monopolies are a frequent and easily understandable example of the effects of corporate concentration in our everyday life. David Dayen, a frequent anti-monopoly writer and researcher wrote a wide-ranging piece on airline concentration for the American Prospect and for it he spoke… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 2, 2017

The Intercept Covers “Amazon Amendment” on Government Procurement

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/the-intercept-covers-amazon-amendment-on-government-procurement/

In the News: Stacy Mitchell November 2, 2017 Media Outlet: The Intercept Amazon is now on the verge of winning a multi-billion dollar contract to win government procurement over other retailers in America. David Dayen of The Intercept, a frequent (and excellent) writer on all things monopoly, spoke with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s co-director and… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Nov 2, 2017

ILSR’s EV Report featured in Charged EVs Magazine

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/ilsrs-ev-report-featured-in-charged-evs-magazine/

In the News: John Farrell November 2, 2017 Media Outlet: Charged EVs Back in June, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s John Farrell and Karlee Weinmann published a comprehensive report on electric vehicles and how they enable energy democracy. Charles Morris of Charged EVs delved into the report and offered coverage for the magazine. Here’s how they… Continue reading