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Occupy Wall Street
What are they protesting? Whaddya got?
There are at least 99 reasons to grab a bullhorn this summer.
Once more, with feeling
CHRIS FARAONE AND LIZ PELLY
| June 08, 2012
Photos: Occupy Boston protesters rally with unions, veterans, and more
Occupy Boston protesters march alongside Veterans for Peace, as well as other activist groups such as Jobs with Justice and the AFL-CIO, at Downtown Crossing on October 13, 2011.
Downtown Crossing | October 13, 2011
| October 14, 2011
FairPoint layoffs were always part of the plan
While FairPoint executives are saying that the 400 layoffs the company announced last week are related to "workload" and "competition," they're hoping everyone forgot that their business model — especially in northern New England — requires regular down
We Told You So Dept.
| September 16, 2011
Do the fight thing
Union flags were flown, loud music roared, and fleets of motorcycles rumbled, as several thousand people marched for civil rights and human dignity, and, in at least one case, to scold moguls for banking gross salaries at the expense of workers.
Bostonians rising in anger -- and action -- against ableism, racism, Verizon, and Fox News
| August 12, 2011
Photos: Protests of Fox News and Verizon
Members of the Boston Media Reform Network (BMRN) protest Fox News at Beacon Hill on August 4, 2011; Verizon field workers and their allies protested Verizon at Post Office Square also on August 4, 2011.
From Beacon Hill to Post Office Square | August 4, 2011
KELLY DAVIDSON AND TIM KENNEDY
| August 12, 2011
Net neutrality has become the biggest free speech issue of the 21st century. Is it doomed to failure?
One morning last month, Senator Al Franken stood at the podium of a hotel in downtown Austin, looking out at some of the most innovative minds in the country gathered at this year's South by Southwest Interactive conference. "I know that many of you hav
| April 08, 2011
Don't be fooled ? the Google-Verizon plan would kill Net Neutrality
Want evidence that Google is just another avaricious, monopoly-minded corporate behemoth? Consider this: Google has retreated from its long-held support for net neutrality and teamed with Verizon to suggest that new laws allow Internet providers to favor
| August 13, 2010
More on Net Neutrality: Parsing Through Google and Verizon’s ‘Policy Announcement’
The Google-Verizon Plan and Net NeutralityLast week, we touched upon the net neutrality issue to help explain and add context to the buzz around a...
| August 10, 2010
The Net Neutrality Spat Explained
In recent weeks, top officials from the Federal Communications Commission have held closed-door meetings to negotiate with the country’s biggest communications companies and online service...
| August 06, 2010
Catching up with FairPoint’s decline
We've been telling you for ages how bad the FairPoint deal was for residents of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
On the Ropes Dept.
| November 27, 2009
FairPoint files for bankruptcy protection
It's official - FairPoint has filed for bankruptcy protection. Here's the spin they're trying to put on it. Bottom line: Worse service, higher rates. FOR IMMEDIATE...
| October 26, 2009
FairPoint will fail to meet agreements
I've written a fair amount about how bad the FairPoint deal would be was, and is. But I'll hand it to the Concord Monitor, who...
| September 11, 2009
We thought the bailouts were over. They're not. FairPoint Communications, the nightmare that has become northern New England's landline provider, is seeking tax dollars that could help it fulfill the promises made to regulators in Maine, New Hampshire,
Here comes the FairPoint bailout
| September 04, 2009
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