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The only one way Tuesday's vote will be protected is if citizens show up at the polls with cameras, note pads, cell phones and lawyers.

Self-appointed Internet cops are forcing accountability for the dirtiest tricks in politics.

Politics ain't beanbag, but the thuggishness of McCain and Palin and their conservative media enablers have infected our political discourse.

With a surge of angry e-mail that sent Congressional servers into meltdown, taxpayers stormed their way into the bailout debate.

Every major Democratic player came to Texas to engage with online activists who have been key to their success. So why do netroots continue to be cast as angry and estranged?

Minority journalists are discovering new opportunities--and the same old barriers--online.

It's given voice to a new silent majority--and made a few enemies. Now what?

More than 200 bloggers, human rights activists, writers, journalists, hackers and IT experts have joined the fight against censorship on the web.

An online guide to organizations working to build a more perfect union.

Part of the Air Force's new "above all" vision of full-spectrum dominance, America's emerging cyber force has control fantasies that would impress George Orwell.

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Republican Congressman says: "We should view the Wikileaks controversy in the larger context of American foreign policy. Rather than worry about the disclosure of embarrassing secrets we should focus on our delusional foreign policy."

December 11, 2010

Frank bemoans the race to the bottom that's being brought about by blogging, content mills, and journalism school enablers.

November 10, 2010

For real political change we need to combine the flexibility of digital organizing with the tangible results of on-the-ground activism.

October 18, 2010

The man behind the ACORN sting goes after CNN investigative correspondent Abbie Boudreau with boat full of sexually explicit props.

September 29, 2010

The struggle over Google's deal with Verizon is about a lot more than technology and business. It's a vital debate about the future of the democratic discourse.

August 16, 2010

As we've been rehashing the Constitution lately, maybe it bears reminding that we learned years ago that separate's not equal.

August 11, 2010

A US military intelligence analyst, who claimed to be the source for the Wikileaks "Collateral Murder" video, has reportedly been arrested. But the biggest story here may be the classified documents and videos yet to come.

June 7, 2010

The end of Newsweek would signal an end of an era for reporting--but what about the media left standing? 

May 10, 2010

The FCC must ensure Big Telecom cannot manipulate what we can access on the web for their own profits.

May 6, 2010

 The Twitter spotlight on Morning Joe.

March 3, 2010