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National Caucus Day is Friday!

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, December 5 2007

A couple of months ago David All wrote about the National Presidential Caucus, a very cool exercise in democracy that is pushing to get all American citizens — not just those lucky enough to live in Iowa or New ... Read More

Iran, Nuclear Weapons, and the NIE

BY | Wednesday, December 5 2007

The new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran’s Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities doesn’t change my view of that we need to restrain Iran. The NIE confirms that as recently as the fall of 2003, Iran was ... Read More

YouTube: Joe Biden, FYI

BY | Wednesday, December 5 2007

Highlights of Senator Joe Biden's performance at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Des Moines, IA. Video editing by Biden supporter, Ryan Fenton-Strauss. Read More

On the National Intelligence Estimate

BY | Wednesday, December 5 2007

The accuracy of the latest NIE on Iran should be received with a good deal of skepticism. Our intelligence community has often underestimated the intentions of adversaries, including Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and North ... Read More

Daily Digest: NPR Liveblogs Its Own Debate!

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, December 5 2007

National Public Radio's staff liveblogs their own presidential debate -- is this a first?; a French writer aggregates all she can find about the presidential race; why aren't the candidates blogging? We're just asking ... Read More

Daily Digest: NPR Liveblogs Its Own Debate! [CORRECTION]

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, December 5 2007

National Public Radio's staff liveblogs their own presidential debate -- is this a first?; a French writer aggregates all she can find about the presidential race; why aren't the candidates blogging? We're just asking ... Read More

Global Greens Declaration for Bali

BY | Wednesday, December 5 2007

Bali, Indonesia -- Alarmed by the speed of climate change and the insufficient action, particularly of those countries that bear the greatest responsibility for emitting greenhouse gases, Global Greens call for the Bali ... Read More

On the eve of a major US House hearing on HR 40, Greens make the case for reparations for the descendents of slaves

BY | Wednesday, December 5 2007

WASHINGTON, DC -- On the eve of a major House hearing on the subject, Green Party leaders called for reparations for the descendents of slaves and a national discussion on how reparations should be implemented. Read More

A Change.org is Gonna Come (to Your Non-Profit Org)

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, December 5 2007

Change.org — the social network that seeks to connect people around social issues — recently announced a major new addition to its platform. Calling itself the “Ning for nonprofits,” the site now ... Read More

YouTube: Joe Biden discusses the NIE and Iran

BY | Tuesday, December 4 2007

Joe Biden criticizes the Bush Administration for ratcheting up rhetoric on Iran and warns of the extensive damage being done to U.S. credibility abroad. Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Catalysts

Bernie Sanders is running for president; will the sun set on the Patriot Act June 1?; legacy media and technology platforms have crawled into bed together and nobody knows what will happen next; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Bubbling

Social media is for news (in case you didn't already know); glimpses into our bright, shiny future; also, Bernie Sanders expected to announce his run soon; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Rising

Why #FreddieGray hasn't trended nationally on Twitter, yet; American whistleblowers support the Surveillance State Repeal Act; dueling foundations on transparency; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Targeted

The digital humanitarian response to the earthquake in Nepal; the NYPD monitors children as young as age ten on social media; how Wikileaks crossed the line between transparency and an invasion of privacy by posting the Sony Pictures emails; and much, much more. GO

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