GRANT: After Equifax breach, blockchain can give control back to consumers

Former Equifax CEO Rick Smith, in testimony to Congress last week, dodged repeated questions from Sen. Elizabeth Warren about whether consumers do, or should, own the personal data that makes up their identities. The senator’s line of questioning and Smith’s squishy answers point to a major problem in our systems of financial and personal trust, More...

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By Guest Poster On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Bill would bar Madigan from serving as legislative leader and party chair

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois Policy Institute) — The speaker is nationally unique in his ability to control politics and policy. Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is the only legislative leader in the nation to More...

By Guest Poster On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Emery: Packers, Bears prepare for 193rd meeting Thursday, lifetime series tied

The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears renew the NFL’s oldest and longest rivalry when they meet for the 193rd time on Thursday night (7:25, CBS). Incredibly, it’s the rubber match. The series, which began More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, August 21st, 2017

Illinois Policy Institute: Moody’s warns delay of state funding for Illinois schools a ‘credit negative’

SPRINGFIELD/CHICAGO (Illinois Policy Institute) — State lawmakers keep giving ratings agencies reasons to downgrade Illinois government: pension crises, years of bad budgets and a two-year budget impasse are More...

By Guest Poster On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Nintendo is getting sued over the design of its detachable Switch console controllers

KYOTO/SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (CNBC) — Video game developer Nintendo is being sued by a U.S. mobile gaming accessory company that claims the controllers for the Nintendo Switch console infringes on a patent More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Eight ways to completely ruin a guest post

Guest posting is an easy digital PR strategy that scales from bloggers and freelance writers to enterprise organizations. The basic premise: you write a blog post or an article that will be published on another More...

By Guest Poster On Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Melbourne’s Tran Siu in attendance as Melbourne Chinatown Precinct Association fundraiser a huge success

PARKVILLE, Victoria, Australia (Heartland Newsfeed) — A July 12 fundraising dinner co-sponsored by The Children’s Bioethics Centre Development Board (CBCDB) and the Melbourne Chinatown Precinct Association More...

By Guest Poster On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Roman King: Illinois Can’t Keep Their Ducks in a Row

NOTE: The views expressed in this opinion-editorial do not necessarily reflect the views of its originating publication, 71 Republic, nor reflect the views of this publication, Heartland Newsfeed. Illinois, at this More...

By Guest Poster On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Remembering Henry David Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

Today, July 12, marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, known best for chronicling his experiment in simple and self-sufficient living in Walden. Less remembered, however, is that while More...

By Guest Poster On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Illinoisans are still waiting for their independence

More than 240 years ago, a group of individuals decided to stand up against a far-off king who taxed them without recourse. Americans honor their efforts each year on Independence Day. But the Illinois General Assembly More...

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