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Valiant Lowitz
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Valiant Lowitz is the Programs Coordinator for the Roosevelt Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to carrying forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt through progressive public policy.

He also works as a marketing and communications consultant specializing in innovative strategies that drive traffic and profits to online businesses, with experience working for a number of start-up enterprises across the country.

Valiant has been published for both humor and public policy writing in a number of online publications and currently manages the ironic, somewhat NSFW political opinion blog BroPolitics.

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Dear American Airlines, I'm Leaving You for Delta

(2) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 11:35 AM

Dear American Airlines,

This is a really hard letter for me to write, but here it goes: I'm leaving you.

I feel like it was only yesterday that I liked your Facebook page and followed you on Twitter. I wasn't expecting much, maybe an update here and there or a...

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Unbundling Media: Why Microcontent Is the Future of Social Sharing

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 2:42 PM

There seems to be a strong inverse correlation between the use of social media and users' attention spans: as social media becomes more popular, people are less willing to spend a lot of time reading long form content. Therefore, one might conclude that the obvious answer to this dilemma is...

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Want More Social Media Publicity? Ask Che Guevara!

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 2:18 PM

The term "guerrilla" used to get a pretty bad rap. Our dear comrades in South America associated it with armies or military tactics, but today it gets thrown around quite a bit in discussions about online marketing.

Yes, it's a bit ironic that principles most associated with Che Guevara's Marxist...

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Kenya 2013 Election Analysis: Raging Parties and Mass Violence

(6) Comments | Posted March 5, 2013 | 2:47 PM

Elections in the United States tend to bring with them some casual partying, maybe a keg stand or two for freedom, some shots for 'Murica. But ultimately you know you're going to end up with lady liberty naked in your bed at 1:00pm and a mild hangover; just casual bro...

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Why It's Time to Rev Up America's Innovation Engine

(8) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 3:47 PM

Our government's support for American entrepreneurs used to be like an oversized Chevrolet Silverado: rock solid. But lately partisan bickering has changed that image to more of a 1998 Ford Taurus, a car for people who have given up on their dreams.

Hey Congress: Enough of this ridiculous arguing! Americans...

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Bro, Do You Even Sequester? The 3 Step Workout Plan for Deficit Reduction

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2013 | 3:08 PM

Any bro who's worth his weight in muscle mass knows the gym is the best place to pick up chicks. It's mad easy: you stroll in there with an old high school tank top (sleeves cut-off for maximum gun exposure), check yourself out in the mirror (looking swoll, bro) and...

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Robin Hood: Taxing Men in Suits

(6) Comments | Posted February 22, 2013 | 1:18 PM

A heroic outlaw prowls the forest with his band of Merry Men, looking for caravans of nobility to loot and plunder for the poor.

While a few individuals controlled the majority of wealth, the poorest people in society slaved away in the harshest of conditions. Someone needed to stand...

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An Open Letter to John Brennan: Don't Drone Me, Bro!

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 1:00 PM

Wuttup Brennan,

No need for introductions bro, I've been following your work. I know people are on you about shifting U.S. counter-terrorism policy to "targeted, surgical pressure" on militant groups intent on attacking the homeland, but whatever -- people harass us for our frat's policy of "targeted, surgical pressure" on...

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I'm a Social Media Community Manager!

(5) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 10:00 AM

I always knew I'd be successful. Yep, just out of college and I've got my first job, and what a job it is: I'm a Social Media Community Manager for a B2B SaaS company.

What is a Social Media Community Manager? Oh sorry, I didn't hear you over the sound...

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