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Washington, Jefferson and Paul

BY | Monday, October 29 2007

October 29, 2007 The time and money needed to elect the best president since George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are quickly running out. The Time New Hampshire could hold its primary as early as December 11. Iowa is ... Read More

One Million Strong For Your Name Here

BY Fred Stutzman | Monday, October 29 2007

The New York Times reports on Stephen Colbert's Facebook Group "1,000,000 Strong For Stephen T Colbert." Like anything Colbert, one should be cautious when drawing serious inferences, but the report begs a few questions. ... Read More

Tech Guru Vince Stehle Launches LoremIpsum.com

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, October 27 2007

Veteran adviser to the nonprofit sector and technology guru Vince Stehle today announced his new venture, LoremIpsum.com. The site will provide filler content to web developers worldwide for free, and make money off the ... Read More

Radiohead Republicans

BY Patrick Ruffini | Friday, October 26 2007

There just aren't that many of them. But there are plenty more interested in the Bible, Country music, Sportscenter, watching 24, and playing Halo 3 on their Xbox. Meanwhile, liberals watch the Daily Show, love Radiohead ... Read More

10Questions Update 10/26/07

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 26 2007

In addition to today's news about our partnership with MySpace and MTV's Presidential Dialogue series, we can also report that the rate of additions to the 10Questions site has quickened somewhat, reaching 88 videos as ... Read More

The Most Comprehensive Anti-crime Legislation in Over a Decade

BY | Friday, October 26 2007

In the 1990s, our nation was facing a coast-to-coast crime wave. As a response, I authored the historic 1994 Crime Bill, which is credited by many as driving down crime rates to the lowest in a generation. Unfortunately, ... Read More

The week's favorite online political videos

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 26 2007

Here it is, this week's installment of our favorite online political videos. Dig in for a video from liberal commentator Jim Hightower, a new song from the folks who brought you Obama Girl, fun with tagging, an ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/26/07

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 26 2007

Stephen Colbert gets more than one million supporters on Facebook; reactions to RedState's decision to restrict Ron Paul supporters from commenting; and GeniusRocket launches a voter-generated ad contest. Read More

Daily Digest: 10/26/07 [UPDATE]

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, October 26 2007

Stephen Colbert gets more than one million supporters on Facebook; reactions to RedState's decision to restrict Ron Paul supporters from commenting; and GeniusRocket launches a voter-generated ad contest. Read More

MTV/MySpace To Ask Obama Top Question from 10Questions Monday

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, October 26 2007

Breaking news: The top community-voted question on 10Questions.com as of 10 AM EST on Monday, 10/29 will be asked in that day's MySpace/MTV Obama dialogue, which is taking place at 1:30 EST at Coe College in Cedar ... 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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