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Amazon and Walmart Are Joining the FAA's Drone Registry Taskforce

The FAA seems to have suddenly realized every dad in America is getting a drone for Christmas. So, it’s setting up a ‘drone taskforce’ to try and …

The Local Consequences of Citizens United

The attorneys David Boies and Theodore Olson say new rules about political spending have most affected state and local elections. What does that mean for democracy?<p>In 2008, a small, conservative lobbying firm know as Citizens United wanted to show a documentary about Hillary Clinton on broadcast …

Government

Welcome to our new plutocracy: Citizens United has effectively destroyed the First Amendment

With unlimited spending power, the rich have bought our entire political system — and silenced the people’s voices<p>In today's so-called "democratic" election process, Big Money doesn't talk, it roars -- usually drowning out the people's voice.<p>Bizarrely, the Supreme Court decreed in its 2010 Citizens …

Middle-class

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

America’s Air Traffic Control System is Finally Going Digital

Imagine you're at the airport when a thunderstorm hits, only instead of hours of delays, and a messy overnight rerouting through Wichita, your plane is smoothly redirected on a minor detour and you arrive home in Cincinnati only 10 minutes behind schedule, greeting your bags on the carousel and …