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Jim Gilliam is the founder of 3dna, a startup building internet tools to shake up a broken political system, including NationBuilder, the essential toolkit for a new generation of leaders and creators, and act.ly, petitions designed for Twitter.

Previously, he co-founded Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films, building a non-profit grassroots media powerhouse of a million members. In the late 90's, he launched Business.com as its Chief Technology Officer, and worked at Lycos, one of the first internet search engines. Gilliam produced four documentaries, and was honored in 2008 with Take Back America’s second annual Maria Leavey Tribute Award.

His speech at the Personal Democracy Forum in June 2011, The Internet is My Religion, has been viewed over 300,000 times and called "the best video on the internet."

Blog Entries by Jim Gilliam

Pot Saved My Life, Mr. President

0 Comments | Posted March 26, 2009 | 12:51 PM

Today, in the historic first online town hall, President Obama fielded questions from nearly a hundred thousand people online. One of the most popular questions, and indeed, one of the most popular questions in any forum that lets people vote on what matters to them, was about whether

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Fox Attacks Bloggers! You Can Fight Back

0 Comments | Posted July 26, 2007 | 8:13 PM

In recent months, Fox noise has implied that Barack Obama is a terrorist, called black churches cults, and denied the existence of global warming. This week, Bill O'Reilly declared war on the blogosphere and its advertisers like JetBlue.

Enough is enough. It's time we hit Fox...

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Fox News VP John Moody is Back!

0 Comments | Posted November 14, 2006 | 9:02 PM

Huffpo scores an internal memo from Fox News Vice President John Moody!

You may recall the dozens of memos from Moody revealed by Outfoxed instructing staff to tilt the news in favor of the Republicans.

I had thought the Moody memos had stopped after the ruckus they...

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Her Trollness, The Mutant

0 Comments | Posted June 8, 2006 | 1:59 PM

These are the New York Times most frequently searched terms this very second:

1. immigration 2. [REDACTED] 3. world cup 4. china 5. iraq 6. india 7. iran 8. college 9. clinton 10. bush

You'll notice I censored #2.

On the internet, there's a subhuman form of life...

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Progressives and Big Business -- Allies?

0 Comments | Posted December 18, 2005 | 1:20 PM

Matt Bai insightfully takes on the New World Economy. He starts by criticizing all the attention put on Wal-Mart and the larger globalization issues pointing out it is kind of like critiquing the microchip -- it's here to stay, stop kvetching and let's start talking about how to adapt.

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Swiftboating the Wal-Mart Movie

0 Comments | Posted November 29, 2005 | 12:24 AM

From the moment Wal-Mart saw the trailer they went into full attack mode complete with a war room, political operatives and spin doctors. They may have an unlimited bank account (well, actually they OWN the bank), but this film will not be swift-boated.

The Wal-Mart war...

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