Category: Economy

Saving Capitalism From Corruption

A guest article by Wayne Caswell, Vice Chairman, Alliance of Progressive Voters

If Wealth and Power Corrupts, then Extreme Wealth and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely. That’s my extension of a quote by British historian Lord Acton, and it’s why I worry so much about our current President and write so much about the relationship between income inequality, opportunity, and political influence. (more…)

Don’t Gut Net Neutrality

By Wayne Caswell, Vice Chairman, Alliance of Progressive Voters

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wants to gut Net Neutrality consumer protections and kill open Internet competition as a result. That’s not surprising since he formerly worked as an attorney for Verizon Communications, but there are many issues that are not well understood, and not being discussed.

I am so bothered by this that I sent personal notes to the five FCC Commissioners, shared my Net Neutrality perspectives, and urge them NOT to gut Net Neutrality. Here’s what I said.

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