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Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Independence Day

MobLogic

Our friends at MobLogic were at the Personal Democracy Forum with us last week in New York. Lindsay Campbell asked attendees what they wanted to declare independence from — myself included. After the conference I spent a morning over at the MobLogic HQ to talk more about the state of America’s voting system. Stay tuned for that.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Greetings from PDF2008 Day 2

Jacob Soboroff at PDF Day 2

I’m in the Allen Room panel discussion called Mastering the New World of Online Political Video. Steve Grove of YouTube and the Why Tuesday? advisory board is moderating. NewsBusters, Brave New Films and TPM TV are the panelists. I’m speaking in the Idea Market during the next session. My bit is called Using Online Video for Grassroots Organizing.

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Greetings from PDF2008

Barnett & Jacob at PDF2008

Barnett Zitron, Why Tuesday? Managing Director, and I at Personal Democracy Forum 2008, the conference about how technology is changing politics. Follow along via Why Tuesday? on Twitter.

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In France they last voted on a Sunday. France is despite the Bourbon legacy a largely Catholic country, yet they vote on Sunday...

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I think weekend voting would make the most sense, as people wouldn't have tu run home after work or wake up early to hit the polling stations beforehand.

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Sunday would be inconvenient for Christians. We should, 1. Move the voting day to Saturday. 2...

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