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Why I Am a Vegetarian

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, March 25 2005

Looks like Wendy's has a PR problem on its hands. The story hasn't made Google News yet, but it's burning up the blogosphere (over 1300 posts citing "Wendy" and "finger" on Technorati in the last day).

Lesson for political operatives of all shapes and stripes: watch the blogs; they're your early warning system.

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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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