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Unlock The Internet

Thanks to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, we now have the opportunity to return the Internet to a thriving platform for consumers that encourages investment and growth in new technologies, and guarantees the American people benefit over government bureaucrats. Stand up … Continue reading

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Obstacle to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athletes

AP 4:57 p.m. EDT September 2, 2015 American Alex Meyer is among the few who have spoken out. A 2012 Olympian and former world-champion distance swimmer, he wants the open-water venue moved from Copacabana Beach. He did not qualify this … Continue reading

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With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debt

A few years ago, to maintain the stadium’s top-tier status, the Rams sought an estimated $700 million of improvements. St. Louis balked, and the Rams started looking elsewhere. To cover costs, the city paid about $6 million for annual debt … Continue reading

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Why Monopolies Make Government Spying Easier

What we now call electronic privacy first became an issue in the eighteen-seventies, after Western Union, the earliest and, in some ways, the most terrifying of the communications monopolies, achieved dominion over the telegraph system. Western Union was accused of … Continue reading

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The Shame of College Sports

But what Vaccaro said in 2001 was true then, and it’s true now: corporations offer money so they can profit from the glory of college athletes, and the universities grab it. In 2010, despite the faltering economy, a single college … Continue reading

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