Christopher Mitchell Interviewed on Mike McIntee’s Show on AM950

Date: 19 Oct 2016 | posted in: Media Coverage, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On October 14, 2016, Community Broadband Networks initiative director Christopher Mitchell was interviewed by Mike McIntee of AM950 in Minnesota. The subject of the conversation centered on Christopher’s recently released report – North Carolina Connectivity: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. He discussed the big difference in Internet infrastructure funding between rural and urban areas in North Carolina as well as in Minnesota. The barriers to greater connectivity vary between states but are typically an issue of a state’s authority over its communities.… Read More

Statement on Clinton’s Call for Stronger Antitrust to Protect Small Business

Date: 3 Oct 2016 | posted in: Press Release, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and author of Monopoly Power and the Decline of Small Business: The Case for Restoring America’s Once Robust Antitrust Policies, issued the following statement today in response to Hillary Clinton’s economic policy speech in Ohio, in which she discussed growing corporate concentration and its impact on small business, and called for stronger antitrust measures.… Read More

David Morris Interviewed on CBS’ “The Fan” Show

Back in 2007, Institute for Local Self-Reliance co-founder David Morris spoke on CBS’ The Fan show. In his discussion, David spoke about and introduced ILSR, offered a bottom-up energy strategy, and proposed an effective populist strategy for reducing clima… 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

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