New Orleans It would be nice to read the report of a proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and embrace it with open arms and a wide smile. After all even a small step forward in bridging the digital divide is important, but this will be a half-step at that, and it’s easy to […]
New Orleans Some twelve million people may have enrolled under the Affordable Care Act, but that doesn’t mean that Obamacare can catch a break. Everywhere we turn there seems to be more potholes on the road.
Of course there’s the decision due in June by the Supreme Court on whether or not subsidies can be offered […]
Houston Seven years after the wheels started coming off the bank’s mad money train, it seems clear that settlements for mortgage abuse, which is euphemism for fraud, Dodd-Frank legislation, and what should have been the awesome weight of having collapsed the US and world economy and upended the lives of millions, have essentially been water […]
New Orleans In Florida, there is a well-publicized breech between the Republican Governor and the Republican-controlled legislature over their budget shortfalls and the need to bridge the gaps by expanding Medicaid. The governor, Rick Scott, has gone to wild extremes of suing the federal government to try to force a change in the already […]
Delhi After eight days on the ground in India and two days in the air and endless discussions of the formally named THE STREET VENDORS (PROTECTION OF LIVELIHOOD AND REGULATION OF STREET VENDING ACT, 2014, which has become our primary organizing tool since formal passage and enactment on May 1, 2014, it was clearly time […]