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Entries by Craig Newmark from 06/2008

g.ho.st and MEET: Palestinian & Israeli computer people working together

| Posted 06.02.2008 | Business

You might have read about g.ho.st, a well-regarded effort to be a Web-based desktop, and a joint effort by Israelis and Palestinians,

Queen Rania of Jordan Does YouTube for Peace

| Posted 06.04.2008 | Media

Queen Rania is at the cutting edge of diplomatic communication and efforts to build global understanding, having launched a webpage on Youtube.

Just spoke with a GI visiting from Baquba

| Posted 06.04.2008 | Politics

Seems like a good idea to learn stuff first hand. Here's the brief version:the GI bill's a great idea, should support a vet's kids. (I gotta find ou...

"...the U.S. is actually the nation we had believed it to be."

| Posted 06.05.2008 | Politics

From here:"This is close to a miracle. I was certain that some things will not happen in my lifetime," said Sunila Patel, 62, a widow encountered on t...

change-congress.org results: Obama tells DNC, no lobbyist money

| Posted 06.06.2008 | Huffington Post

Hey, the change-congress.org movement is getting traction.Change Congress is a movement to build support for basic reform in how our government functi...

ProPublica.org: A Big Step Forward in Investigative Journalism

| Posted 06.10.2008 | Media

Check out ProPublica -- this independent, non-profit newsroom might represent the future of investigative reporting.

Helping McCain: The Man Needs An intervention

| Posted 06.20.2008 | Huffington Post

Over the last year, The real McCain has disappeared. We've heard nothing real from him. What we hear instead are the words predatory lobbyists are putting into his mouth.

Are the telecoms paying to get amnesty for illegal acts?

| Posted 06.24.2008 | Politics

the folks at maplight.org look at what lobbyists get for what contributions in Congress. (mostly a press release, you judge for yourself:On March 14 o...

OneWebDay on 22 September

| Posted 06.25.2008 | Media

I hope to use OneWebDay as an opportunity to speak out about the power of the Net to help all of us expand our involvement in day-to-day democracy.

Let McCain Be McCain

| Posted 06.26.2008 | Huffington Post

McCain is not "confused"-- not in the way the media means, anyway. It's just hard to remember scripted lines and the arguments they make when they go against your better judgment.