Tag Archives: Democracy for America

Bob Sloan on the new slavery of the American prison factory system

When I flew into Providence a few weeks ago, to attend the Netroots Nation conference, I caught a taxi from the airport to the hotel with a fellow by the name of Bob Sloan. Bob, like me, had won one of the Democracy for America scholarships, and we talked about our work as we made […]

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Elizabeth Warren and Bowzer…. starting day two at Netroots Nation

I’m incredibly frustrated. I’m seeing a lot of good stuff at the Netroots Nation conference, but, unfortunately, technical difficulties have been thwarting me at every turn. I thought that I was being sufficiently cautious when I packed two cameras, but, now that I’m here, neither seems to be working. My old Flip camera is refusing […]

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I won that scholarship to the big Netroots Nation conference… Thank you…

I wanted to thank all of you who voted for me in the competition to win a scholarship to this summer’s Netroots Nation convention in Rhode Island. Thanks to your support (and the fact that I have a somewhat compelling blog), I’ve managed to secure one of the slots. I found out a couple of […]

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I need your vote this weekend to send me to Netroots Nation

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m in the running for scholarship to this year’s Netroots Nation conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Right now, I’m sixth in the competition, with 286 votes. (I had about 350 in the first round, but they were all wiped out when the second round began.) The top three vote-getters are guaranteed […]

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I know I said I needed your vote before, but now’s when I really need it..

Do you remember how, a few weeks ago, I asked you to vote for me in that competition to win a scholarship to this year’s Netroots Nation convention? Well, I’m about to do it again. I wasn’t going to, but a friend talked me into it last night. I hate asking for people to do […]

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