Thursday, 26 February 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Net Neutrality Is Back! But the Fight Isn't Over Yet

    By Mike Ludwig, Truthout | Report

    Depending on whom you talk to, today's vote is either a victory for consumers, civil rights activists and a ragtag coalition of grassroots advocates that formed an alliance with Silicon Valley to take on the behemoth telecoms, or a government power grab that will turn the internet into a lumbering public utility and squash technological innovation and investment. (Photo via Shutterstock)Depending on whom you talk to, today's vote is either a victory for consumers, civil rights activists and a ragtag coalition of grassroots advocates that formed an alliance with Silicon Valley to take on the behemoth telecoms, or a government power grab that will turn the internet into a lumbering public utility and squash technological innovation and investment. (Photo: Mark Van Scyoc / Shutterstock.com)

    Federal regulators approved tough net neutrality rules today. Still, the fight for internet freedom continues, and advocates say public participation will be as important as ever.

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  • Everything You Wanted to Know About the Bee Die-Off

    Everything You Wanted to Know About the Bee Die-Off

    Bees still are dying in larger-than-average numbers in North America, Europe, parts of Asia and elsewhere. We're still not sure why. The debate over neonicotinoid pesticides, especially, continues to be heated. But beekeepers and bee researchers generally agree that it's not just one thing killing the bees. In reality, some combination of the four P's is the culprit: parasites, pathogens, poor nutrition and pesticides.

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  • Palast to Syriza: Don't Lie, It's Impossible to End Austerity Within the Eurozone

    Palast to Syriza: Don't Lie, It's Impossible to End Austerity Within the Eurozone

    By Michael Nevradakis, Truthout | Interview

    Greg Palast explains why he believes Syriza cannot deliver on its economic platform while keeping Greece within the eurozone and why the euro is harmful for the Greek economy. He also provides insights regarding the role of Goldman Sachs in perpetuating the Greek economic crisis, and on the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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