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The Campaign of Ideas

BY | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Richardson for President, Inc, ________________________ Dear Friend, It already seems like a lifetime since I left the presidential race. But I continue to follow all of the campaign news with great interest. So much has ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama All Talk Or More Substance?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Obama beats Clinton in Wisconsin and Hawaii, maybe with the help of a text campaign; a tech consultant analyzes Clinton and Obama's policy proposals and finds that Obama actually has more substance; more videos appear ... Read More

Daily Digest: All Talk Or More Substance?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Obama beats Clinton in Wisconsin and Hawaii, maybe with the help of a text campaign; a tech consultant analyzes Clinton and Obama's policy proposals and finds that Obama actually has more substance; more videos appear ... Read More

If Obama Accepts Spending Limits....

BY Zephyr Teachout | Wednesday, February 20 2008

If he is the nominee, I hope Obama accepts the spending limits, but not for the reasons typically given. Giving money directs grassroots activity right now--it defines the bulk of the email messages from the campaign. ... Read More

Crowdsourcing Obama's Donations

BY Patrick Ruffini | Wednesday, February 20 2008

For a while I've been mentally keeping tabs on Obama's online fundraising numbers via the live count of the number of donors on his web site. However, it's no RonPaulGraphs.com, with its deep analytics probing daily ... Read More

Lessig Asks: Can You Build a Movement from Capitol Hill?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 20 2008

Larry Lessig is tying a possible congressional run to the question of whether or not launching a campaign and/or actually serving as a member of Congress is the best way to advance a national "grassroots" ... Read More

YouTube: Ron Paul 2008 Precinct Leader Update

BY | Tuesday, February 19 2008

National Campaign Manager Lew Moore and National Field Director Debbie Hopper on Tuesday, February 19, held a video update on the campaign and the present and future of the Precinct Leaders program. Lew and Debbie talk ... Read More

Plagiarism and Our Buddy in the Ugly Sweater

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 19 2008

As we go into yet another night of compulsive browser refreshes to find out tonight’s primary results, the flap over Barack Obama’s alleged plagiarism of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s words is continuing ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama Too Top Down?

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 19 2008

Pushing the next president to use participatory media; GOP.com launches the Obama Spendometer; if we get President's Day off, shouldn't we get Election Day off?; comparing Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's organizing ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is Obama Too Top Down?

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 19 2008

Pushing the next president to use participatory media; GOP.com launches the Obama Spendometer; if we get President's Day off, shouldn't we get Election Day off?; comparing Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton's organizing ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed monday >

After Election Loss, Teachout and Wu Keep Up Net Neutrality and Anti-Comcast Merger Campaign

The Teachout/Wu campaign may have lost, but their pro net-neutrality campaign continued Monday as both former candidates participated in a rallly in New York City marking the final day to comment on the Federal Communications Commission's Internet proposals and kept up their pressure on Governor Andrew Cuomo. GO

friday >

NYC Politicians and Advocacy Groups Say Airbnb Misrepresents Sharing Economy

A coalition of New York election officials and affordable housing groups have launched an advocacy effort targeting Airbnb called "Share Better" that includes an ad campaign, a web platform, and social media outreach. GO

First POST: Data Dumps

The Internet Slowdown's impact on the FCC; Uber drivers try to go on strike; four kinds of civic tech; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Positive Sums

How Teachout won some wealthy districts while Cuomo won some poor ones; DailyKos's explosive traffic growth; using Facebook for voter targeting; and much, much more. GO

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