Monthly Archives: October 2014

Proof of ISP fuckery

See this article providing evidence that according to M-LAB, a nonprofit research consortium: “Verizon and Comcast, as well as Time Warner Cable, CenturyLink, and AT&T, are intentionally squeezing data coming from some incoming networks — in particular, networks associated with Netflix, which … Continue reading

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Fight for net neutrality

We won the first battle so now the FCC is coming back with another scheme to protect the ISPs, not us. Which tells you where they get their bread buttered. See the below from freepress and consider the petition. My … Continue reading

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Voter suppression

The regressives have such great policy ideas that they must resort to extending Halloween to election day.

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Sage Ebola advice

John Oliver has some sage advice on how to avoid contracting the disease near the end of this short clip. http://embed.crooksandliars.com/embed/8BZDXosL

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Sam Harris on meditation without religion

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Stewart on Christie’s ebola hysteria

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Senator Warren criticizes Governor Christie’s ebola quarantine

Warren is having none of Christie’s mandatory 21-day quarantine for all health workers that have had contact with ebola patients. She warns him to use science on this, not politics. A regressive use science? That’s like asking a Christian to … Continue reading

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California leading the clean energy movement in US

See this article. Last week the 25th annual Bioneers Conference was held in Marin. Their energy goals included 3,000 MW of solar power installed in the state by the end of 2016, photovoltaic panels on a million rooftops by 2017 … Continue reading

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Gulf oil spill is NOT cleaned up

If we were to accept the media’s lack of coverage after the initial spill, or the BP commercials thereafter, we’d think that the Gulf was good as new. But it is far from it according to this recent federal damage … Continue reading

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Plus-one

Continuing from the last post: Starhawk’s chapter 6 is packed with a lot of helpful information. But for now I’ll focus on one particular leadership role that seems at least broadly akin to the plus-one noted above. This is from … Continue reading

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