Obama stands for net neutrality

President Obama has taken a huge stand for net neutrality, calling for the Internet to remain open for all, and calling for the Internet to be regulated like a public utility. Naturally Republicans oppose him. Ted Cruz is already referring to it as “Obamacare for the Internet.” President Obama: “Simply put: No service should be stuck in a ‘slow lane’ because it does not pay … Continue reading Obama stands for net neutrality

The global danger of climate change

President Obama addressed the global danger of climate change in a speech at the UN today. Is it too little, too late? While referencing other major challenges facing the world — including disease, economic inequality and the threat of terrorism — President Barack Obama declared climate change to be the “one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other” … Continue reading The global danger of climate change

Worried about GMOs? Chill out.

Neil deGrasse Tyson says people should chill out about GMOs, pointing out that humankind has been genetically modifying foods for thousands of years. Astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson blasted critics of genetically modified foods — often referred to as GMOs — in a video recently posted online, saying they are part of a longstanding process of humans altering the planet’s biology to serve … Continue reading Worried about GMOs? Chill out.