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US oil company donated millions to climate skeptic groups, says Greenpeace

The obscenity of war by Amy Goodman

Citizens united against Citizens United by David Swanson

Police: Teaching kids to mistrust govt. makes couple ‘unsuitable’ parents

FINANCIAL SHENANIGANS

Bailed out banks are even more powerful now than before the crisis

Elizabeth Warren: Bank lobbyists fought for very thing they’re now against

Supreme Court hands victory to mutual fund industry

Student loans: Govt. is now officially in the banking business

TECHNOLOGY POLITICS

Google goes evil, gets in bed with Verizon by Josh Silver

PR firm behind propaganda videos given $25M stimulus contract

Google says China’s ‘great firewall’ blocked search

Fox News has best quarter in network history from Mediaite

POLITICAL INTRIGUE

Thanks health bill, for $250M back to abstinence-only education

Naomi Wolf thinks Tea Parties help fight fascism from Alternet

Brown vs. Democracy in California by George Lakoff

States high on marijuana tax as budget cure

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No mail on Saturday? Americans say OK

No mail on Saturday? Americans say OK from True/Slant

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Van Jones: ‘I feel like I’m just getting started’ from Grist

Civil rights & media justice from Prometheus Radio

Ian Tomlinson family waits for answers one year after G20 protests

Indebted UC students: Put down the soy lattes by Allison Kilkenny

FREE PRESS

The war on WikiLeaks and why it matters by Glenn Greenwald

Wikipedia to undergo fundamental changes in April

1 in 4 kids aged 8-12 on Facebook despite age restrictions

Google goes it alone in China censorship fight

GEEKY TECH

Digital divide will ensure a broadband ghetto from GigaOm

Blair Levin: Reclaiming spectrum puts FCC on ‘right side’ of history

New RFID tag could mean the end of bar codes from Wired

Why isn’t my house out-thinking my dog yet? from Wired

TRULY GREEN

Conservation icon Stewart Udall dies from New West

Climate bill could face threats from the left from The Hill

Sen. Tom Udall’s goal: ’10 Republicans on the climate bill’ from Grist

Van Jones: Clean energy ‘will be increasingly safe political ground for both parties’

HEALTHY THINKING

Not feeling well? Perhaps you’re marijuana deficient by Paul Armentano

In drug war, failed old ideas never die by Bernd Debusmann

Ask Umbra chews the fat with Moby about his new book Gristle

Celebrities climb Kilimanjaro to awaken world to water crisis from Treehugger

POLITICS USA

Court strikes limits on contributions to independent political groups

The horrible prospect of Supreme Court Justice Cass Sunstein

Tea Party harbors a dwindling, confused demographic by Allison Kilkenny

Will Greenwald be labeled a ‘terrorist’ and assassinated? from Antiwar Radio

RIGHT WING

How a visionary author became a target of right-wing conspiracy theory

The banishment of David Frum: The revolution devours its children

Where were all these ‘freedom-loving’ right wingers during the Bush years?

Michael Chertoff joins defense firm that defrauded the US government

CORPORATE POWER

Clear Channel spent $1.6M lobbying Congress & FCC in 2nd half of 2009

Chomsky: Popular outrage not challenging corporate power from In These Times

Viva la student revolution: Part of reform corporations couldn’t buy

Afghanistan spy contract goes sour for Pentagon from CorpWatch

MIDDLE EAST

US intent on dragging Israel to negotiating table from Electronic Intifada

Chomsky: Obama spat over Netanyahu’s ‘insulting manner, not settlements’

NPR misleads and misinforms on East Jerusalem from Mondo Weiss

KBR mechanics worked as little as 43 minutes per month by John Byrne

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Broadband, consolidation and neutrality are my subjects this evening on Olympia’s community radio station KAOS. In order of their attribution on the show, here are the links to my sources from tonight’s 30 minutes. Stream or download the archived show by CLICKING HERE.

Broadband money begins to flow from Broadband Breakfast

The Killer App of 1900 by Glenn Fleishman on Publicola, Seattle’s News Elixir

Research shows doubts about effect of stimulus by Matt Lasar from Ars Technica

McDonalds launching free WiFi by David Coursey from PC World

Google is providing free WiFi at 47 US airports

MuniWireless coverage of first grant winners announcement

Broadband report on stimulus grant winners from Scribd

Rural broadband grants will help America compete by Ben Scott, Free Press

Measure results of $7.2b broadband funds by Charles Benton & Kate Williams

Obama: Cash vs. Principles by Kim Hart from The Hill

Why FCC should stop Comcast from buying NBC by David Coursey from PC World

Don’t let Telecom segregate the Internet by Malkia Cyril, Chris Rabb & Joe Torres

FCC questions Comcast-GE venture by David Goetzl from Media Post

Comcast’s voluntary public interest commitments from Bloomberg

Exposing Comcast’s hollow ‘Public Interest’ commitments from Free Press

Where does Comcast/NBCU rate on ‘Trade Association Scale”? by Harold Feld

PEG Channels’ New Best Friend by Bunnie Riedel, for Multichannel News

Broadband in yo face (AUDIO) from MAG-NET

Majority of minorities not using Internet from Internet Innovation

LPFM: Out of the House, into the Senate by Candace Clement

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Cobra subsidies begin expiring for the unemployed from LA Times

GE pact with Vivendi clears way for sale of NBC to Comcast

TV in 10 years will know what shows we like, what music to offer from RAIN

Ron Paul gains mainstream steam from Politico

FBI viewed intel from ultra-right radio host as ‘irreplaceable’

Google and News Corp do need each other from NY Times

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Montgomery Burns & Richie Rich

Gates & Murdoch: The unlikeliest freedom fighters by Douglas Rushkoff

News Corp weighs exclusive alliance with Bing from NY Times

Murdoch, Microsoft and Google from CJR

Murdoch madness by Jeff Jarvis

Will Murdoch’s Bing gamble pay off? from The Guardian

Why News Corp can afford to leave Google for Bing from Advertising Age

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Your decade in 7 minutes from Newsweek

Lou Dobbs: Explains decision to leave CNN; Most scandalous moments

BastaDobbs.com announces victory

Jon Stewart: Hannity faked protest footage; Breaks stories ‘real’ media can’t

Obama helping lobbyists weaken offshore tax crackdown by David Sirota

John Yoo’s lawyers warn of flood of political suits

Current TV cuts 80 workers, shifts programming

Can we trust Google’s WiFi gift? from The Big Money

Prosecutor pushes smear campaign against students from Salon

Rachel Maddow on child labor, slavery trade laws opponents

Google poised to become your phone company from Wired

Evolution of blogging: Interview with Charles Johnson

Black unemployment at 40%, where’s the jobs stimulus? by Jesse Jackson

Israeli Jews and the one-state solution by Ali Abunimah

Pharma deal with White House to net industry billions by Sam Stein

Lack of health care killed 2,266 US vets last year

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Global e-waste dumping pollution

Google bringing free WiFi to 47 U.S. airports, $ for charity

Dirty truth about rural broadband from Free Press

Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater approved payoffs of Iraqi officials

New evidence of Pharma’s sweetheart deal from New Republic

Google says Rupert Murdoch can go ahead and take off stories

Dalai Lama sticks his thumb in the Dragon’s eye

Blaming the workers by Dave Lindorff

NY Times publishes crowd-funded science article

Denying responsibility for the wars one cheers on by Glenn Greenwald

Former Sierra Club enviro Mike McGinn wins Seattle mayor race

How the US funds the Taliban from The Nation

Video shows Taliban with US weapons

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