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  • Net-Neutrality-rally

    #StillWatching and Waiting for Real Net Neutrality

    December 12, 2014
    On Thursday morning, I was part of a crowd that braved the cold to show the FCC that we aren't going away until we get real Net Neutrality protections.
  • Net-Neutrality-rally

    Why I Fight: To Preserve the Internet's Level Playing Field

    December 11, 2014
    I want to be able to look back and say, “I was on the front lines. We never stopped fighting and we never will.”
  • Obama

    A Net Neutrality Jumbotron Delivers a Message the FCC Couldn't Miss

    December 5, 2014
    Just after dark on Thursday night in Washington, Free Press parked a Jumbotron right outside the swanky hotel hosting a dinner and roast honoring FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
  • Black-Lives-Matter

    Finding Community Online After Ferguson

    December 3, 2014
    Last Monday night, I was struck by the fear that washed over me after the announcement in the Michael Brown case. Fear because I live in a country that blatantly disregards the value of some people simply because of the color of their skin. People who look like me.
  • taxes

    Claims That Real Net Neutrality Would Result in New Internet Tax Skew the Math and Confuse the Law

    December 2, 2014
    The anti-Net Neutrality crowd at the Progressive Policy Institute claims that Internet service providers and users would pay billions of dollars in new fees if the FCC reasserts its Title II authority. This is just another scare tactic designed to sink real Net Neutrality.
  • Net-Neutrality-rally

    Obama, the Telcos and Getting Net Neutrality Right

    December 1, 2014
    In November, President Obama called for strong open Internet protections. But telecom companies and others are continuing to spread misinformation about what real Net Neutrality would look like.
  • Ferguson

    Ferguson

    November 25, 2014
    A lot of us felt devastated after learning that Darren Wilson won’t be indicted for the murder of Michael Brown. We listened to prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s statement last night on cable news channels, public radio stations, YouTube webcasts and on-the-ground livestreams. We were glued to the media, old and new. And we went there to find community.
  • FCC-petition-delivery

    FCC, Deliver the Internet We Deserve

    November 24, 2014
    On Nov. 20, members of the Media Action Grassroots Network and our allies at ColorOfChange.org, Presente.org and Free Press met with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to deliver a letter signed by more than 90 racial justice and civil rights organizations.
  • Jennifer-Johns-Bay-Area-Speaks

    Bay Area Speaks: 'Net Neutrality Is Free Speech'

    November 21, 2014
    On Thursday night, the skies were overcast in San Francisco and threatening to storm. A group of Net Neutrality supporters standing on the steps of San Francisco City Hall opened their umbrellas as it began to pour. The group held out, chanting “Fair communication, no discrimination!”
  • TV-static

    Tell ABC, CBS and NBC to Air Tonight's Speech on Immigration

    November 20, 2014
    ABC, CBS and NBC are refusing to broadcast Thursday’s historic presidential address on immigration. They think The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy and The Biggest Loser: Glory Days are more important.

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