Labor

The people who work in the communications industries.

Fake News

I’m alarmed at the state of our news.

What Does Technological Innovation and the Digital Divide Mean for the Workforce?

This book aims to reframe workforce development efforts as investments that can result in better economic outcomes for individuals, businesses, and regions.

FTC Announces Opening Session of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

The Federal Trade Commission will begin its Hearings Initiative with two full-day sessions, co-sponsored with and held at the Georgetown University Law Center, on Sept 13 and 14, 2018.

How a Trump tariff is strangling American newspapers

Print isn’t dead. But the soaring cost of newsprint is contributing to the slow death of America’s newspapers.

Puerto Rico's Governor: The Island is Ready to Welcome Tech

The storms [of Hurricanes Irma and Maria] ravaged Puerto Rico's infrastructure and economy, but we are rebuilding both to be stronger than ever. And while the work is hard, the opportunities are endless.

Sponsor: 

Center for Democracy and Technology, Delegation of the European Union to the United States, the R Street Institute

Date: 
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

CDT, in conjunction with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the R Street Institute, are hosting a series of tech and internet policy happy hours.



CBO Scores the Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 (S 645)

The Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 (S 645) would direct the Department of Commerce (DOC) to assess and analyze the contributions of the digital economy to the economy of the United States and produce a report every two year

CTA Study: China Tariffs Will Cost the U.S. Economy up to $2.4 Billion Annually

The Trump administration's consideration of tariffs on Chinese printed circuit assemblies and connected devices would cost the economy $520.8 million and $2.4 billion annually for the 10 percent and 25 percent tariffs, respectively, according to a

Regional Economic Development Planning Efforts in Rural Communities

The Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development is seeking applications to support regional economic development planning efforts in rural communities under the Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative.

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

Hundreds of Google employees, upset at the company’s decision to secretly build a censored version of its search engine for China, have signed a letter demanding more transparency to understand the ethical consequences of their work.