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Ben Thompson Is Wrong About the Deregulation of ISPs — Pixel Envy
"Ben Thompson writes a reasonable-sounding yet largely wrong defence of the proposal to reclassify ISPs under Title I instead of Title II, beginning with a smart debunking of that Portuguese cellular pricing infographic you’ve probably seen: So to recount: one Portugal story is made up, and the other declared that a 10GB family plan with […]"
business  isp  politics  government  us 
december 2017 by gavin
The Obama-Trump Voters Are Real. Here’s What They Think. - The New York Times
"They supported Mr. Obama in 2012 and are the main reason Mr. Trump is president now. What can we learn from them?"
us  politics  government 
august 2017 by gavin
To My Fellow Plutocrats: You Can Cure Trumpism - POLITICO Magazine
"Don’t console yourself for a minute that in electing a fellow plutocrat, our side won. President Trump isn’t on any side but his own."
us  finance  politics  government  society 
july 2017 by gavin
California Leads U.S. Economy, Away From Trump - Bloomberg
"Whatever the president says, this state does the opposite. It's working."
economics  california  politics  government  us 
may 2017 by gavin
Why so many people hate Obamacare - Jan. 5, 2017
"Nearly half of Americans say they hate Obamacare, whether it's because of political, philosophical or financial reasons."
us  politics  government 
may 2017 by gavin
California and President Trump are going to war with each other - The Washington Post
"Trump threatens California’s funding; California threatens to pack up and go."
politics  ca  government 
february 2017 by gavin
rsvp/fecon235: Computational data tools for financial economics. Keywords: Jupyter notebook pandas Federal Reserve FRED Ferbus GDP CPI PCE inflation unemployment wage income debt Case-Shiller housing asset portfolio equities SPX bonds TIPS rates currency
"fecon235 - Computational data tools for financial economics. Keywords: Jupyter notebook pandas Federal Reserve FRED Ferbus GDP CPI PCE inflation unemployment wage income debt Case-Shiller housing asset portfolio equities SPX bonds TIPS rates currency FX euro EUR USD JPY yen XAU gold Brent WTI oil Holt-Winters time-series forecasting statistics econometrics"
python  statistics  finance  economics  government  database 
march 2016 by gavin
WhiteHouse/2016-budget-data · GitHub
"The data behind the President's 2016 Budget"
data  government  us  github  budget 
february 2015 by gavin
Frustrated Cities Take High-Speed Internet Into Their Own Hands : All Tech Considered : NPR
"We have to deliver consistent electricity and water. I think we have to lump [connectivity] in with the critical infrastructure that we at least have an obligation to think about and plan for," Benham says. "The worst thing, I think, a city could do is sit back and do nothing and wait."
government  economics  local  internet 
march 2014 by gavin

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