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First POST: Unveilings

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, April 3 2015

The countries funding US think tanks; Chelsea Manning on Twitter; how small organizations can punch above their weight in a digital world; the Memories Pizza folks will receive more than half a million dollars from a GoFundMe campaign; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Heavy Lifts

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, December 3 2014

Making the 4.799 page Ferguson grand jury transcript into a web-friendly document; Lyft's privacy issues get Senator Al Franken's attention; the Sierra Club's new activism platform; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Packed

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, September 22 2014

The impact of Sunday's giant People's Climate march in NYC; how the Kapor Center is increasing the role of minorities in tech; why Uber's business model is anti-worker; and much, much more. Read More, a Silicon Valley Foray Into Politics, Is Baffling Observers

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, May 1 2013 subsidiary Americans for a Conservative Direction has launched new TV ads supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)

Mark Zuckerberg's new advocacy group sparked an uproar among progressives recently when its subsidiaries, Americans for a Conservative Direction and Council for American Job Growth, bolstered two senators' reputations in their home states with a T.V. ad buy. Speaking privately, some progressives in Silicon Valley said they are fascinated by' launch, and unable to decide whether' overarching strategy of using traditional political tactics of television advertising and inside-the-Beltway lobbyists, combined with a grassroots organizing campaign, is smart or incredibly dumb. Read More