open society http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21145/all en FCC Passes Regulations Enabling Government to ‘Micromanage’ Internet http://www.mrc.org/articles/fcc-passes-regulations-enabling-government-micromanage-internet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deep pockets of left-wing foundations helped finance activism on ‘net neutrality.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The FCC is from the government and they’re here to help with your internet. </p><p dir="ltr">Invoking the agency’s Title II authority, commissioners of the FCC passed a plan to regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) like public utilities on Feb. 26. This decision surely pleased the left-wing Ford Foundation and Open Society Foundation which gave groups calling for government Internet regulation millions of dollars.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fcc-passes-regulations-enabling-government-micromanage-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Government Politics FCC Ford Foundation freedom George Soros Internet internet regulation left-wing activism liberal donors Net Neutrality open society Regulation Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:34:53 +0000 julia.seymour 48329 at http://www.mrc.org Soros Gave $6.1 Million to Groups Linked to Pressure on IRS to Target Conservative Nonprofits http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/soros-gave-61-million-groups-linked-pressure-irs-target-conservative-nonprofits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Government actions followed letters about right-wing organizations. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>As IRS efforts targeting politically-conservative groups gained momentum, George Soros-funded liberal groups repeatedly called on the IRS to investigate conservative nonprofit organizations.</p> <p>While the first reported instances of extra IRS scrutiny for conservative groups began in Cincinnati in March of 2010, the attacks began to pick up steam on a national level soon after Soros-funded groups began firing off letters to the IRS in October of that year - following the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/soros-gave-61-million-groups-linked-pressure-irs-target-conservative-nonprofits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business Business Government IRS Nonprofits open society soros Wed, 15 May 2013 20:23:10 +0000 dan.gainor 43587 at http://www.mrc.org Executive Summary: George Soros: Godfather of the Left http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/executive-summary-george-soros-godfather-left <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberal billionaire trying to give U.S. a liberal society it can’t refuse. </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<b>Executive Summary</b></p> <p>The media often talk about left-wing billionaire George Soros – especially his investments and his charity work. But those same news stories seldom give a complete picture of the man behind many of the liberal or “progressive” organizations in the United States and around the world.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/executive-summary-george-soros-godfather-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business Business Education International education open society soros Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:29:31 +0000 dan.gainor 40285 at http://www.mrc.org