Micah L. Sifry, a former Nation associate editor, is co-founder and executive director of Civic Hall and the author of The Big Disconnect: Why the Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet).
Does Dean for America have a second act? That's the question a lot of people have been asking after the collapse of Howard Dean's presidential campaign.
While the Democratic presidential candidates were bickering among themselves over accepting campaign contributions from lobbyists, a far more significant political development occurred: George W.
New York City
In 2000, George W. Bush won 48 percent of the national vote, against a
combined total of 52 percent for Al Gore and Ralph Nader.
It's Friday afternoon in early October at the Working Families Party's
shabby but bustling headquarters in downtown Brooklyn, and no one is
going home early.