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The One Group NOT Talking About #OWS Is ... The Obama Campaign?!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 16 2011

Today, I got an email from Jeremy Bird, national field director for the Obama 2012 campaign. I like Jeremy at a personal level, and think he's a really talented organizer. Read More

Plouffe to OFA: Time to "Regroup, Refocus, and Re-engage" Around SOTU [UPDATED 2X]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 25 2010

David Plouffe is out with an email to Organizing for America's massive list, calling on Obama supporters to "regroup, refocus, and re-engage on the vital work ahead." The focal point of his missive: to attend State of ... Read More

The Obama Disconnect: What Could Have Been?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, January 3 2010

One question that a number of people have raised in response to my post on The Obama Disconnect is essentially, "What's your alternative? What should the Obama team have done to keep the new political movement it had ... Read More

Where OFA Belongs in the Fight: Health Care

BY Tom Watson | Saturday, January 31 2009

Where Organizing for America is concerned, pushing a porky (though perhaps necessary) stimulus bill can never be a movement - or rival a Presidential campaign. But here's something that can: universal health care for ... Read More

Daily Digest: Stimulus, Subsidies, Scurvy and More

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 27 2009

There's a fuss being made about President Barack Obama's refusal to allow a video from House Minority Leader John Boehner to stand as a response to the President's first video address while in office... After the new ... Read More

Organizing for America Launches; Structure TBD

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, January 17 2009

If you're on the Obama campaign email list, by now you've probably received a message alerting you to a special message from President-elect Barack Obama announcing the formation of "Organizing for America," the ... Read More

More Hints from Chicago on Obama For America 2

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, December 11 2008

News continues to dribble out of Chicago on the future of Obama for America. First, Obama blogger Christopher Hass says there are now some 4,000 house parties occurring this weekend across the country to foster ... Read More

Report from Chicago: "We're Making This Up As We Go Along"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, December 9 2008

Some information is starting to filter out of this past weekend's "summit" in Chicago of about 300 key organizers from Barack Obama's 2008 campaign (evenly divided between regional field directors, field organizers, and ... Read More

The Other Transition: Whither Obama's Movement?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, December 6 2008

While most of the country's attention is focused on the transition underway in Washington, another vitally important transition is taking place right now in Chicago. I'm referring, of course, to the future of the Obama ... Read More

Debating the Future of Obama's Movement at ObamaCTO

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, November 21 2008

The folks who gave us, which has attracted thousands of participants in a conversation about the priorities for Obama's Chief Technology Officer, have branched out and added a new forum for debating options ... Read More