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Daily Digest: Is It McCaining With You?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 9 2008

The McCain Girls are back with another video; the LA Times on political video mashups; congrats to Jose Antonio Vargas and the rest of WaPo for their six (!) Pulitzers; a proposed bill restricting access to valuable ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is It McCaining With You?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 9 2008

The McCain Girls are back with another video; the LA Times on political video mashups; congrats to Jose Antonio Vargas and the rest of WaPo for their six (!) Pulitzers; a proposed bill restricting access to valuable ... Read More

Friendly reminder to Obama: "Do you."

BY Chris Rabb | Tuesday, April 8 2008

I am not a high-priced, nationally-recognized political guru like Mark Penn, James Carville, or David Axelrod. I am a mere mortal not blessed with modest intelligence wrapped in the seductive candy-coating of white male ... Read More

One Last Request

BY | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, Millions of people have turned out in record numbers during our Democratic presidential process. Read More

Yahoo Buzz: Nationwide, PA, NC

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

I got my meathooks on some juicy new Yahoo! Buzz data showing voters’ searching trends nationally, in Pennsylvania, and in North Carolina. Also, to get a sense of how the web aligns with offline opinion and how it ... Read More

Announcing Rebooting Democracy

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Want to win a free pass to PdF 2008? Send us your ideas... Today we’re happy to announce a new PdF book project called Rebooting America: Democracy in the 21st Century, an anthology of essays from leading thinkers and ... Read More

Truckers are Organizing Online: Is a Nationwide Shutdown Coming?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Is a nationwide truckers' strike just over the horizon? As gasoline prices climb towards and past $4 a gallon, something is brewing that--with the help of the web--could very well upend the flatlining presidential ... Read More

Truckers are Organizing Online: Is a Nationwide Shutdown Coming?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Is a nationwide truckers' strike just over the horizon? As gasoline prices climb towards and past $4 a gallon, something is brewing that--with the help of the web--could very well upend the flatlining presidential ... Read More

Announcing Rebooting Democracy

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Want to win a free pass to PdF 2008? Send us your ideas... Today we’re happy to announce a new PdF book project called Rebooting America: Democracy in the 21st Century, an anthology of essays from leading thinkers and ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama in Chinese

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

A "Clinton insider" launches a site calling for Obama/Clinton unity; another site makes it easy to lobby the super delegates; Bobby Jindal for VP?; conservative bloggers aren't paying much attention to McCain; a Chinese ... Read More

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In Mexico, A Wiki Makes Corporate Secrets Public

Earlier this year the Latin American NGO Poder launched Quién Es Quién Wiki (Who's Who Wiki), a corporate transparency project more than two years in the making. The hope is that the platform will be the foundation for a citizen-led movement demanding transparency and accountability from businesses in Mexico. Data from Quién Es Quién Wiki is already helping community activists mobilize against foreign companies preparing to mine the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Puebla.

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