FCC chair and ex-super-lobbyist Tom Wheeler says he is preserving open internet, despite many obvious contradictions and million-plus emails....Click here for free audiobook download from Audible, and earn $15 for the PBC Podcast!
--FCC votes 3-2 to move forward with changes to Net Neutrality
--FCC chair Wheeler spent time talking with protesters at Occupy FCC
--John Kuhn, author of Fear & Learning in America, says standardized testing and big data don’t accurately rate our schools
--at Pando, David Sirota has exposed the Christie scandal bigger than bridgegate—campaign donors got pension fund management contracts. Read the letter from Pando's lawyer here.
--more controversy over force feeding hunger strikers at Guantanamo
--ObamaCo and Congress continue tussle over Gitmo’s future
--in talks with Iran, Gareth Porter reports that US is changing terms in the middle of negotiations, could scuttle the talks
--Afghan runoff election June 14 will pit Abdullah Abdullah vs Ashraf Ghani
--protests spread in Turkey following mine disaster that killed 300
--Vietnamese mobs torch Chinese factories in response to China’s move to drill for oil in Viet waters; Philippines launches diplomatic protest against China
--Google braces for flurry of requests to remove old data, as ordered by European court
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