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A day for the record books!

BY | Monday, November 5 2007

November 5, 2007 What an incredible day to be a supporter of Ron Paul! You have raised over $2 million so far today, putting us closer to our $12 million fourth quarter goal. This is more than any Republican has ever ... Read More

Greens: New climate change report shows the need for Green agenda, Green election wins

BY | Monday, November 5 2007

WASHINGTON , DC -- Green party leaders today said that a new climate change report to be released Monday proves the election of Green Party candidates into office is essential to enforce the immediate and drastic steps ... Read More

10Questions Update: Do You Digg Religion in Politics?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 5 2007

Over the weekend, 10Questions got Dugg, big-time. Here’s what happened... Read More

10Questions Update: Do You Digg Religion in Politics?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 5 2007

Over the weekend, 10Questions got Dugg, big-time. Here’s what happened... Read More

Daily Digest: The Politics of Double-Speak and Video Follow-ups

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, November 5 2007

Stephen Colbert is on the ballot after all -- the GeniusRocket ballot, that is; what happens when you set up a water cooler in the middle of a park in New York City? Magic!; Debatepedia launches, promises to bring truth ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Politics of Double-Speak and Video Follow-ups

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, November 5 2007

Stephen Colbert is on the ballot after all -- the GeniusRocket ballot, that is; what happens when you set up a water cooler in the middle of a park in New York City? Magic!; Debatepedia launches, promises to bring truth ... Read More

Clinton and the Gender Card: Perspectives

BY Morra Aarons-Mele | Monday, November 5 2007

Feminist leader Gloria Feldt writes that the furor about Hillary Clinton and the gender card (see Pile On video) is a process of “desensitization” : we’re all trying to work out our collective discomfort with such ... Read More

Homeschoolers for Paul

BY | Monday, November 5 2007

November 5, 2007 Thank you for signing up for email alerts at Homeschoolers for Paul ( http://www.homeschoolersforpaul.com/ ) and for your interest in helping us spread Dr. Paul's message of freedom to other ... Read More

Special Announcement: Ron Paul in Philadelphia

BY | Sunday, November 4 2007

November 4, 2007 The Ron Paul presidential campaign is building momentum by the day, and Dr. Paul's message of freedom, peace and prosperity is resonating across America! Now Dr. Read More

Huckabee Web Traffic Surpasses Obama?

BY Zephyr Teachout | Sunday, November 4 2007

Even non-Huckwatchers have probably noticed this. 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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