Catherine Tinsley: "Origins of a mass-shooting disaster" (The Hill)

I study disasters — disasters that arise from natural causes like hurricanes and those produced by human mistakes and mismanagement, like the massive BP oil spill. By any metric, any mass shooting...

Robert Hahn testifies before Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the HONEST Act
Larry Downes: "Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure" (Harvard Business Review)

In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up to a gigabit per second — 100 times faster than...

Anna-Maria Kovacs releases policy paper: "Competition in the U.S. Wireless Services Market"
Larry Downes: "Is Disney Moving Too Fast On Fox Takeover? Don't Ask Antitrust Regulators" (Forbes)

The Department of Justice appears to have changed its mind again about the risks of media mergers. After being brutally trounced in an ill-conceived lawsuit to block the merger of AT&T and...

Larry Downes: "The AT&T Ruling Shows That U.S. Regulators Don’t Understand Media’s Present — or Future" (Harvard Business Review)

This week’s decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon to allow AT&T and Time Warner to complete their merger will bring to a close a deal that has been pending for almost two years.

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Catherine Tinsley comments on negotiation lessons to be learned from the Trump-Kim meetings in Singapore

Not even Nostradamus could have predicted this one. As US President, Donald Trump, and North Korea’s Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, put down their yo-yos and finally meet face-to-face after months...

J. Bradford Jensen appears on WJLA segment discussing trade implications of President Trump's recent meetings
Larry Downes: "5G: What is it good for?" (Washington Post)

5G, or 5th generation mobile, is the next big leap in wireless communications. You’ve probably heard about it in commercials or seen it in headlines. But much of the discussion about the new...

Larry Downes: "With More Net Neutrality Stunts, Broadband Becomes A Political Football" (Forbes)

Do the very vocal supporters of Net Neutrality actually want Net Neutrality? Apparently not. Rather than negotiate a straightforward legislative solution and get it enacted as a matter of federal...

Larry Downes and other panelists quoted in TR Daily article covering CBPP event on May 24th
Anna-Maria Kovacs: "Why Shelter the Internet Edge Providers?" (CED Magazine)

The morning of May 16, 2018, in advance of the Senate vote on the resolution under the Congressional Review Act to overturn the FCC’s 2017 Restoring Internet Freedom order, CED Magazine...

Robert Hahn: "Many mocked this Scott Pruitt proposal. They should have read it first." (Washington Post)

When Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a rule last month to improve transparency in science used to make policy decisions, he was roundly criticized by interest...

Robert Shapiro: "Why the 2020 Census Citizenship Question Matters in the 2018 Elections" (The American Prospect)

The decennial census is a vital instrument in how Americans live their lives. Right now, the 2020 census is at risk and, with it, much that matters to all of us. The Trump administration, led here...

Larry Downes: "We need more, not fewer, government Yelps" (Washington Post)

Criticism of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau acting director Mick Mulvaney’s recent comments to a banking group has largely focused on his advocating a pay-to-play system for interest groups...

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