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First POST: Boosts

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, November 7 2014

Announcing PDM's new project, Civic Hall; how the GOP's 2014 voter contact program worked; civic tech and volunteerism; and much, much more. Read More

Open Data, Crowdsourcing, and the Airport Security Fight

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, November 18 2010

Josh Sulkin, a graduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, might be about to get his big break. Inspired by the Sunlight Foundation and the Apps for Democracy contests, he created FlyOnTime, an app ... Read More

Participatory Government's Growing Pains? Evolving from Direct Democracy to Citizen Lobbying

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 23 2009

Apps for Democracy, the programming contest that may well have put Vivek Kundra within spitting distance of the Oval Office, is talked about as one of the success stories of Internet-enabled participatory democracy. And ... Read More

Daily Digest: If Obama and the Netroots Were in a Relationship on Facebook...

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 20 2008

They'd Check the "It's Complicated" Box: "[I]t's all true," says Open Left's Chris Bowers, "Everything you are writing and/or thinking about the progressive blogosphere is correct, almost no ... Read More