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Daily Digest: Defining "Mission Accomplished"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 7 2008

As Barack Obama responds to protests of his FISA stance, we consider how an online action's success might be judged; NPR focuses on Hispanic voters and how candidates are working to get their messages delivered to them; ... Read More

Daily Digest: Defining "Mission Accomplished"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 7 2008

As Barack Obama responds to protests of his FISA stance, we consider how an online action's success might be judged; NPR focuses on Hispanic voters and how candidates are working to get their messages delivered to them; ... Read More

Daily Digest: You're Not the Boss of Me Now...

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 3 2008

As an anti-telecom immunity group takes the top slot on MyBarackObama.com, we ask if we're about to witness a case of 'meet the new boss, same as the old boss;' road trip! College Republicans hit the trail, driving ... Read More

Daily Digest: You're Not the Boss of Me Now...

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 3 2008

As an anti-telecom immunity group takes the top slot on MyBarackObama.com, we ask if we're about to witness a case of 'meet the new boss, same as the old boss;' road trip! College Republicans hit the trail, driving ... Read More

Anti-Telecom Immunity Group Tops MyBarackObama.com

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 2 2008

Attracting its 13,453rd member at about 11 EST tonight, a group dedicated to protesting Barack Obama's stand on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act became the largest group on MyBarackObama.com, the campaign's own ... Read More

Daily Digest: Next for FISA on MyBO? "Don't Ask Me, I Just Work Here"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 2 2008

A group protesting Barack Obama's stand on warrantless surveillance has attracted more than 10,000 members in just a week, making it the largest user-created group on MyBarackObama.com; we spotlight a tech policy dust-up ... Read More

Daily Digest: Next for FISA on MyBO? "Don't Ask Me"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 2 2008

A group protesting Barack Obama's stand on warrantless surveillance has attracted more than 10,000 members in just a week, making it the largest user-created group on MyBarackObama.com; we spotlight a tech policy dust-up ... Read More

Daily Digest: Millennials of the World, Unite!

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 1 2008

Do millennials need to start strengthening their collective action muscles?; the anti-telecom immunity group on MyBarackObama.com is on track to be the social-networking site's top group later this week; Wesley Clark ... Read More

Daily Digest: Millennials of the World, Unite!

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 1 2008

Do millennials need to start strengthening their collective action muscles?; the anti-telecom immunity group on MyBarackObama.com is on track to be the social-networking site's top group later this week; Wesley Clark ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Mobilized Mob Does as It Pleases

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 30 2008

A group on MyBarackObama.com urging the senator to vote against surveillance bill that includes retroactive telecom immunity breaks into the top five groups on the campaign's own social-networking site; Obama supporters ... 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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