Dear Anna Tarkov: Take Your Stale Cake and Shove It.

So. You’ve all no doubt heard about the $315m dollar acquisition of the Huffington Post by AOL (and, no doubt, already made the T&A CD-ROM coaster joke on Twitter). With $315m in your coffers, one would think that calls for Arianna and her new corporate overlords in Silicon Valley to finally...

G20 Aftermath: The Revolution Has a Hash Tag

The other day on Twitter, the righteously awesome Adele M. Stan of AlterNet asked me if I thought the massive police insurrection at this past weekend’s G20 Summit in Toronto had its roots in past security operations at events in the US (eg, the 2004 RNC convention in NYC). One can’t help but...

Our first post-media presidency

During the campaign, everyone kept referring to it as Obama’s ground game. Now, mainstream media deride it as Obama’s bully pulpit. In both instances, I think they are missing the point. Team Obama’s fusion of grassroots and community organizing principles with emerging technology in an effort to...

New Project: #rebelleft on Twitter, Tumblr

About #rebelleft on Twitter: The service only works if you have a public Twitter account (free to start and use). If you don’t, and there’s news you’d like to spread, simply ask for a retweet. All issues, news stories, commentaries, and updates from the left are welcome. When tweeting a...