The Quick Hits of Autumn are the sweetest, tinged with the quiet regret of a dying year. Video: DNC Attacks Mitt Romney in Hollywood-Style Ad, heavily promoting MittvMitt.com (an earlier version of which was reviewed here). C.f. Did We Just Get A Preview Of The General Election? Kansas governor...Read More »
Guest article! Brian Cook is with the Human Rights Campaign, which works on marriage equality and other equal rights issues for the LGBT community. He recently put the Google Grants guide below out on the Progressive Exchange and was kind enough to let us reprint it here at Epolitics.com...Read More »
On a Sunday Night: Cain’s Shirts Fall Short, We’re Drowning in Swill, and Pepper Spray as the Sound of History
Hi folks, it’s getting late on a Sunday and I’m coming down from the high of seeing a super-fun band with great stage presence and mad musicianship last night — Super Diamond, the finest Neil Diamond cover band that could possibly be imagined. But now it’s time to confront...Read More »
As Obama’s Online-Enabled Grassroots Operation Takes Shape, Do Republicans Have Anything to Match It?
Also published on HuffingtonPost This week’s news that Obama’s 2012 campaign has already assembled a powerful army of small online donors — more than a million people have given him money so far, only half of whom did so in 2008 — provided just one of many recent glimpses...Read More »
Guest article! This comes in from Kimling Lam, Marketing & Communications Director at Meltwater Group. Meltwater is following the presidential candidates on social media this cycle and produced the analysis below, which also appeared on their blog earlier today. Look for more analyses like...Read More »
Update: Charles Lenchner sends over an overview of recent Occupy-related technology, and c.f. the earlier Epolitics.com roundup. Update II: Occupy Healthcare: Swapping Tents for Online Advocacy. Update III: Check out James Fallows’ excellent analysis of the role of video in shaping public...Read More »