Al Franken: “Net Neutrality is the First Amendment Issue of Our Time”

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We took an excerpt from U.S. Senator Al Franken’s keynote address at the Netroots Nation closing night. In the clip, Franken speaks about net neutrality, corporate power, and democracy. We believe the themes Franken weaves together are of key significance for the mission of Climate Science Watch in holding the governmental and corporate power elite accountable to the public interest.

Part One:

(Please excuse the misalignment of the sound and visual in Part 1, we ran into some trouble with the syncing)

Click through for Part Two

Part Two:

More CSW posts from Netroots Nation 2010:

<a href="http://www.climatesciencewatch.org/index.php/csw/details/nn10-grassroots-vs-big-green/" title="Environmental Conflict and Climate Change: The Grassroots vs ‘Big Green’
">Environmental Conflict and Climate Change: The Grassroots vs ‘Big Green’

<a href="http://www.climatesciencewatch.org/index.php/csw/details/merchants_of_doubt_book_review/" title="'Merchants of Doubt' responsible for climate confusion - book review
">‘Merchants of Doubt’ responsible for climate confusion - book review

<a href="http://www.climatesciencewatch.org/index.php/csw/details/netroots_nation_video/" title="Netroots Nation: On holding the Obama Administration accountable on climate and energy
">Netroots Nation: On holding the Obama Administration accountable on climate and energy

<a href="http://www.climatesciencewatch.org/index.php/csw/details/netroots_nation_day_2_separation_of_oil_and_state/" title="Netroots Nation Day 2: Separation of oil and state
">Netroots Nation Day 2: Separation of oil and state

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