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First POST: Displaced

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 31 2014

Untangling the #CancelColbert Twitter protest; tracking your own online "shadow"; tallying all the Affordable Care Act sign-ups; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Font of Wisdom

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, March 28 2014

Charting the various NSA reform proposals; mapping the Twitter/YouTube/Facebook bans; exiting from Facebook?; and much, much more. Read More

The Prop 8 Video Archive Has Been Ordered Unsealed

BY Nick Judd | Monday, September 19 2011

A federal judge in California has ordered that digital recordings of court proceedings surrounding Prop. 8, the controversial constitutional amendment in that state that effectively bans same-sex marriage, be made ... Read More

Should This Reenactment With Marisa Tomei Be One of the Only Available Videos of the Prop 8 Trial?

BY Nick Judd | Monday, August 29 2011

Progressive activist group Courage Campaign is live-tweeting ongoing court proceedings Monday over whether to release video recordings of the controversial court case banning California's Proposition 8, an amendment to ... Read More

When Online Politics Made It to the High Court

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 10 2010

This is a bit dated in blog-time, but hey, the snowy east coast is reason enough to pause, reflect, and dig back into things that happened weeks ago. Read More

The Prop 8 Trial Will Not Be Televised

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 13 2010

Or live streamed. Or posted to YouTube, it seems. The Supreme Court has ruled to keep the cameras turned off during the Perry vs. Schwarzenegger trial that began Monday the federal courthouse in San Francisco. Read More

Prop 8 Judge Says Public Wants Its YouTube

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 12 2010

From her seat inside the federal courtroom, LGBT POV's Karen Ocamb picked up on federal judge Vaughn Walker testimony yesterday that, judging from the official comments he received, public sentiment leaned heavily ... Read More

Supreme Court Tells CA Prop 8 Judge to Hold Off on YouTube

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, January 11 2010

A very intriguing development in the ongoing debate over what to do with video from the major Proposition 8 trial starting in San Francisco today: SCOTUSblog's Lyle Denniston is reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court has ... Read More

Textbooks4Change's One-Click Activism

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 27 2009

Future Majority's Mike Connery points us to an innovative new campaign that lets cash-strapped college students contribute activist dollars while doing nothing more than buying their required text books. Through ... Read More

Prop 8: Adventures in Instant Mobile Organizing

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 26 2009

Today the California Supreme Court is set to announce its ruling on the validity of Proposition 8, and a progressive phone company is using the marriage equality decision as a chance to kick the tires on a geo-targeted ... Read More