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Can municipal broadband networks bridge the digital divide?

Local governments may be able to provide better Internet access than telecommunications companies. 18% of students do not have reliable high-speed internet at home. President Joseph R. Biden proposes to bridge the digital divide that exists for poor and rural Americans by funding municipal broadband networks across the United States …

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The high costs of too much government spending

A man waits at a bus stop that displays the United States national debt on June 19, 2020 at … [+] Washington DC. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images America is embarking on an unprecedented spending spree. …

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Why is China targeting its own internet companies?

For months, the Chinese government has been pressuring big tech companies. He penalized the recently public ridesharing company Didi for the way it collected user data. It stopped two major video game streaming platforms from combining, closed online tutoring sites, hit e-commerce giant Alibaba with an antitrust fine of nearly …

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Southeast Asian National Airlines Need Drastic Reforms

Author: Luther Lie, Indonesian Center for Law, Economics and Business Driven by surges of COVID-19 infections brought on by new variants, governments are once again tightening restrictions, once again disrupting global business activity. The consequences are dire for businesses, including Southeast Asian state-owned (SOE) airlines that have been forced into …

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