Jack Powers

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I'm interested in why the media behave the way they do (not that I've figured that out).

About Jack Help
Location: United States
Occupation: Engineer, No Organization (disorganized)
Interests: Telecommunications, technology
Expertise: Telecommunications, computers
Affiliations: IEEE
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Address: US
Last Visit: Aug 31, 2014 - 12:30 AM PDT
Last Edit: Jun 17, 2012 - 8:55 AM PDT

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 30, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

USTelecom, which represents telecoms giants Verizon, AT&T and others, wants the FCC to block expansion of two popular municipally owned ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 30, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 30, 2014
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3.6

There are two possible paths to either cap-and-trade or a carbon tax: One, Democrats gain control of both houses of Congress and the White House, and feel more pressure to ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 30, 2014
Jack reviewed this story - Aug 30, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.5

A mysterious conservative group with strong ties to the Koch brothers has been bombarding inboxes with emails filled with disinformation and fearmongering in an attempt to ... More »

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Jack reviewed this story - Aug 30, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

it’s time for us to embrace the range of emotions we feel when confronted with the realization that the planet we’ve known for generations is fundamentally changing. ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

“These extreme ideologies have a twofold type of appeal,” explains Kruglanski on the latest Inquiring Minds podcast. “First of all, they are very ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

the share of US national income going to salaries and wages has been falling pretty steadily in the past four decades, and despite some recent gains, hasn’t yet returned ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.6

“If we’re incorporated in the U.S., we’ll pay 35 percent taxes on our income in the U.S. and Canada and Mexico and Ireland and Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, but if ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.0

The California state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill requiring oil companies to report how much water they use in their drilling operations and the ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.7

The truth is, there’s no way of knowing when or where a spark will ignite Americans into an irreversible social movement on climate, leading vast sections of society to ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 29, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 28, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.0

Ferguson’s economy steadily withered over the last decade, as did its population. Yet even as the number of adult residents fell 11% between 2010 and 2013, fines ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 28, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 28, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.1

"An officer on the street let the dog he was controlling urinate on the memorial site.’ More »

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Jack reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.0

So conservative complaints about excess regulation and intrusive government aren’t entirely wrong, but the secret of Sunbelt growth isn’t being nice to corporations and ... More »

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NT Rating: 3.7 | See All NT Reviews »
Jack reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.4

Without clear rules for cyberwarfare, technology workers could find themselves fair game in enemy attacks and counterattacks. If they participate in military ... More »

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NT Rating: 3.8 | See All NT Reviews »
Jack reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.4

Americans know that it’s not billionaires or corporations who need the playing field to be leveled. Their priorities are coming through loud and clear in our ... More »

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NT Rating: 3.6 | See All NT Reviews »
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.7

beyond the parlor game of what-if, an alliance with Assad would be a terrible idea, even for those who are willing to set aside the obvious moral issue. If anything, such a ... More »

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NT Rating: 3.5 | See All NT Reviews »
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

When female voters are asked who “wants to make health care more affordable,” Democrats have a 39 percent advantage, and a 40 percent advantage on who “looks out for ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

Mayday PAC ran a grass roots crowdfunding campaign earlier this year to raised funds to battle special interests and big money in the US political ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 27, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.7

Changes in wind and ocean currents caused by global warming shift heat around unevenly, causing some areas to heat up dramatically even as other regions cool. Russia, it ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.1

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent governments a final draft of its synthesis report, which combines three earlier, gigantic ... More »

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NT Rating: 4.1 | See All NT Reviews »
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.9

The girl lost control of the gun as it went above her head, and she shot Vaca. More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.3

It’s time we eliminated the corporate income tax and made up the shortfall by increasing capital gains taxes. More »

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NT Rating: 4.2 | See All NT Reviews »
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack's Rating
4.2

As one of the centres of Norway’s booming oil and gas industries, it is also a very wealthy place. Yet there are few displays of ostentatious spending – ... More »

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Jack posted and reviewed this story - Aug 26, 2014
Jack reviewed this story - Aug 25, 2014
Jack's Rating
3.7

The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly two dozen U.S. government agencies with a “Google-like” search engine built to share more than 850 ... More »

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