Thank you, Verizon. In part due to your sheer rapacity, we may get net neutrality in California

Mendocino Complex

Don Thompson, “Verizon makes changes as lawmakers decry firefighters’ woes,” SFGate, August 26, 2018, https://www.sfgate.com/business/technology/article/Verizon-No-internet-speed-restrictions-for-first-13179865.php

Jon Brodkin, “Verizon throttling could trigger FTC investigation of deceptive practices,” Ars Technica, August 27, 2018, https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/verizon-throttling-could-trigger-ftc-investigation-of-deceptive-practices/


Net neutrality

Brian Fung, “California lawmakers vote to pass toughest net neutrality law in the nation,” Washington Post, August 31, 2018, https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/california-lawmakers-pass-toughest-net-neutrality-law-in-the-nation/2018/08/31/f67fd3d0-ca93-498a-ac9a-46703c87583e_story.html

Taryn Luna, “Californians’ internet speed protected in bill sent to Jerry Brown,” Sacramento Bee, August 31, 2018, https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article217410335.html


Unemployment

Jeremy Bauer-Wolf, “Public May Not Trust Higher Ed, but Employers Do,” Inside Higher Education, August 28, 2018, https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/08/28/survey-business-leaders-believe-students-are-learning-skills-not-those-needed


Donald Trump

Greg Sargent, “Trump’s rage-tweets about Google reveal a frightening truth about the midterms,” Washington Post, August 28, 2018, https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2018/08/28/trump-rage-googles-himself-and-reveals-a-frightening-truth-about-the-midterms/


James Comey

Aaron Blake’s article[1] prompted a new blog post entitled, “Donald Trump and the elite quest for freedom.”

Aaron Blake, “Did Trump just admit that he tried to fire Mueller and Sessions?” Washington Post, August 30, 2018, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/08/30/did-trump-just-admit-that-he-tried-fire-mueller-sessions/


Golden Showers

Jeremy Herb, “Ohr says Steele told him Russian intel believed they had Trump ‘over a barrel,'” CNN, August 31, 2018, https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/31/politics/bruce-ohr-christopher-steele-donald-trump/index.html


Kyriarchy

Jim Geraghty, “America Was Meant to Overcome Identity Politics,” National Review, August 29, 2018, https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/america-made-to-overcome-identity-politics/


  1. [1]Aaron Blake, “Did Trump just admit that he tried to fire Mueller and Sessions?” Washington Post, August 30, 2018, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/08/30/did-trump-just-admit-that-he-tried-fire-mueller-sessions/

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