Category Archives: Mitzvahs

Save NPR funding!

So, keeping with the mission of the CPB and the overall effort to keep a free-and-fair programming, the “deficit hawks” are going after essentially $32M in that grant. The good that NPR and the CPB does for our country – especially across the rural parts of our country – is incredibly valuable. When are the Congressional “deficit hawks” going to go after the real portion of the pie that is gauging us? Continue reading

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My favorite parts of Obama’s Inaugural Speech

So let us mark this day with remembrance, of who we are and how far we have traveled. In the year of America’s birth, in the coldest of months, a small band of patriots huddled by dying campfires on the … Continue reading

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If you wanted a community organizer….

….and needed a recommendation, can I suggest a friend of mine from New York City. Noel (known by his friends as “noneck”) has been a staunch advocate of coworking (Change You Want to See), Democratic ideals and has been incredibly … Continue reading

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Death of Posse Comitatus Act? Can this be true?

What would you do if you learned that President Bush was preparing – in violation of federal law – to use the U.S. military to maintain order within our borders? I hope you would at least take one minute to help raise awareness about the situation. Continue reading

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OneWebDay: Stories of the Impact of the Web

OneWebDay is an Earth Day for the internet. The idea behind OneWebDay is to focus attention on a key internet value (this year, online participation in democracy), focus attention on local internet concerns (connectivity, censorship, individual skills), and create a global constituency that cares about protecting and defending the internet. Continue reading

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