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YouTube: Moving Toward Peace

BY | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Sen. Mike Gravel responds to a question in regards to a global environment of peace, posed by Yaron Fishman. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I48yBzhHi5A http://www.gravel2008.us Do you have a question for Senator Gravel? ... Read More

Obama Battled for Early Votes as McCain Blitzed Clinton in February

BY Kate Kaye | Tuesday, March 18 2008

In February, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama battled for Texas voters in millions of get out the vote ads leading up to the Lone Star primary and caucuses. Meanwhile, John McCain took advantage of his lone ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Fights The Online Propaganda War

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Barack Obama gives a major speech, adds to the online cacophony surrounding Jeremiah Wright; MySpace announces its Impact Awards; New York celebrates its Internet industry; lively discussion on the Obama blog as he gives ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Fights The Online Propaganda War

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Barack Obama gives a major speech, adds to the online cacophony surrounding Jeremiah Wright; MySpace announces its Impact Awards; New York celebrates its Internet industry; lively discussion on the Obama blog as he gives ... Read More

YouTube: Ron Paul Short Promo Video

BY | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Highlights from speeches in Seattle, South Carolina and the Iowa Straw Poll Read More

Money Talks, Politicians Listen

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 17 2008

I wondered what the presidential candidates and other politicians were saying about the Federal Reserve's unprecedented interventions in the financial sector, including today's provision of $30 billion to guarantee JP ... Read More

Money Talks, Politicians Listen

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 17 2008

I wondered what the presidential candidates and other politicians were saying about the Federal Reserve's unprecedented interventions in the financial sector, including today's provision of $30 billion to guarantee JP ... Read More

Daily Digest: Finding the Fox News Virus

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 17 2008

Robert Greenwald identifies anti-Obama Fox News "virus"; TheMiddleClass.org releases grades for Congress; LinkTV gives world citizens the chance to weigh in on the US election; a Digg clone for progressives; Ron Paul's ... Read More

Daily Digest: Finding the Fox News Virus

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 17 2008

Robert Greenwald identifies anti-Obama Fox News "virus"; TheMiddleClass.org releases grades for Congress; LinkTV gives world citizens the chance to weigh in on the US election; a Digg clone for progressives; Ron Paul's ... Read More

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

Civic Tech and Engagement: Announcing a New Series on What Makes it "Thick"

Announcing a new series of feature articles that we will be publishing over the next several months, thanks to the support of the Rita Allen Foundation. Our focus is on digitally-enabled civic engagement, and in particular, how and under what conditions "thick" digital civic engagement occurs. What we're after is answers to this question: When does a tech tool or platform enable actual people to make ongoing and significant contributions to each other, to a place or cause, at a scale that produces demonstrable change? GO

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