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When Does Grassroots Advocacy Become Astroturf?

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - June 17, 2018 3399

Sometimes astroturf is easy to spot

What’s Your Fake Video Strategy?

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - June 11, 2018 3073

Video

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Thank You, Craig

BuzzMachine - June 11, 2018 3049

I am proud that starting today, I am on the faculty of the newly rechristened Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. My friend Craig has given a generous gift to endow our J-school and we have named it in his honor. This represents an ideal alignment of missions — his and ours — in the service of […]


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Meanwhile, the Republicans Build a Small-Dollar Donor Base

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - June 08, 2018 2901

Online fundraising

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Top Ten Progressive Advocacy Facebook Posts (5/28 to 6/4/2018)

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - June 07, 2018 2850

Top Facebook Advocacy Posts

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Education Needs New Metaphors. Let’s Start With These Five.

Democracy. Learning. Voice. - June 05, 2018 2736

To (Re)Design School, We Need New Metaphors. Let’s Start With These Five. Posted on | by I spend most of my waking hours in schools of the present that are working to recalibrate themselves into schools of the future. Across those experiences, I’ve observed some larger patterns to which we are all beholden: The contours of global citizenship are shifting. The barrier between man and machine is shrinking. And the time it will take to undo the human damage to the natural world is running out. Amidst so many uncertainties, what is the future path we must traverse? What will our students need to know, believe and do in order to add value to such a rapidly changing world? And how will our schools summon the professional courage to shift their practices in order to better support the personal growth of each new generation of young people? This is the crux of our challenge.