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Calling Convention Bloggers

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, January 15 2008

The political conventions are at the end of the summer, but if you're a blogger seeking credentials, don't forget to get your application in. Read More

Unity08, Bloomberg and the Specter of an Independent for President

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 10 2008

Whither third parties and independents in 2008? Unity08 is fading, as expected. But Bloomberg may yet run, if the conditions are right. With the right message, he could even go all the way. Read More

Power Tools

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 10 2008

MoveOn is rolling out some cool new tools for political organizing, starting with "VotePoke"--an innovative way to get people registered to vote--and ActivList, an event syndication feed. Read More

Power Tools

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 10 2008

MoveOn is rolling out some cool new tools for political organizing, starting with "VotePoke"--an innovative way to get people registered to vote--and ActivList, an event syndication feed. Read More

Internet Politics 101: The List vs The Network

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, January 8 2008

Which would you rather have: A million-member email list or a network of 25,000 bloggers and 20,000 fundraisers? A look at Clinton vs Obama's metrics leads me to one answer: a network is more powerful than a list. Read More

Hillary's Conversation With Youth: Too Little, Too Late?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, January 6 2008

After sneering at the Facebook vote, the Clinton campaign has quietly unveiled a new effort to engage young voters directly in conversation online. Read More

Obama's Victory in Black and White

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 4 2008

I've been sick with the flu since last night and barely keeping up with anything. But in one of my (rare) lucid moments today I came across this post by "Lower Manhattanite" on The Group News Blog, a site that continues ... Read More

Obama's Victory in Black and White

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 4 2008

A powerful voice from the blogosphere explains just how historic Barack Obama's win in Iowa is...and shares the pain of America's violent racial history. A must read. Read More

Obama's Victory in Black and White

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 4 2008

A powerful voice from the blogosphere explains just how historic Barack Obama's win in Iowa is...and shares the pain of America's violent racial history. A must read. Read More

Announcing the Facebook Youth Primary

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 3 2008

Do younger voters have something to tell the rest of America? The League of Young Voters and MoveOn.org Political Action are betting that they do, and along with a growing coalition of youth-oriented groups, they are ... Read More