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Medical Marijuana and Online Video: A New Kind of Lobbying?

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, October 11 2007

The early states of Iowa and New Hampshire have long been stomping grounds for organizers hoping to use the national attention focused on these battlegrounds to elevate their issue, and maybe force some of the leading ... Read More

Political Outreach on Facebook

BY Editors | Thursday, October 11 2007

Earlier this week in Washington, Facebook hosted two consecutive workshops that it dubbed the Facebook Political Summit.  "Our goal is to make you win," announced Josh Rahn, director of sales, before laying out the ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/11/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, October 11 2007

A profile of Ron Paul curiously includes Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton as fellow online innovators; the Mars Society courts the candidates; Hillary Clinton further defines her broadband policies, quotes Stephen ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/11/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, October 11 2007

A profile of Ron Paul curiously includes Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton as fellow online innovators; the Mars Society courts the candidates; Hillary Clinton further defines her broadband policies, quotes Stephen ... Read More

DNC Using Email to Encourage Real-World Action

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, October 10 2007

The Democratic National Committee continued their consistently excellent use of an email list today with a message keyed to local political organizing. Read More

NGO's Start Your Mobile Engines!

BY Justin Oberman | Wednesday, October 10 2007

A month ago my friend Ken Banks of Read More

You Don’t Have The Power

BY Zephyr Teachout | Wednesday, October 10 2007

The campaigns are doing great on decentralized work, but not on decentralized power. Read More

Daily Digest: 10/10/07

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, October 10 2007

A new Republican crowdsourcing project wants to get to the bottom of Hillary Clinton's earmarks; Barack Obama is king of the social networking sites, but hitting all of the socnets may not be in the interest of local ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/10/07

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, October 10 2007

A new Republican crowdsourcing project wants to get to the bottom of Hillary Clinton's earmarks; Barack Obama is king of the social networking sites, but hitting all of the socnets may not be in the interest of local ... Read More

[Updated] Why are Candidates Ignoring the Facebook Platform?

BY Fred Stutzman | Wednesday, October 10 2007

In June, techPresident ran a story Note to Candidates: There's This Thing Called "Facebook." In it, TP associate editor Josh Levy pointed out that while a few supporters had rolled Facebook apps for candidates (Edwards*, ... 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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