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Join our Round 2 Full Proposals – Knight News Challenge

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Through E-Democracy.Org, I submitted 11 proposals directly and we signed onto two other proposals in round one of the 2007 Knight News Challenge.
The value of this kind of grant challenge is the requirement to condense an idea into a few hundred words. Most of ideas we submitted will likely find a life in future [...]

I need your help

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Last year, over one hundred of you endorsed my work when I was in the final stages of my Ashoka application process. It was very humbling. Ashoka was impressed.
I need your help again. Now that I am focused on building E-Democracy.Org full-time, we’ve reached a key moment where we must raise funds to meet the [...]

Building democracy online – E-Democracy.Org shares strategic plan, invites participation

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

I am busier than ever building democracy online.
As a DoWire member, you wouldn’t know that because I’ve been so light with Newswire posts.
With the support of my Ashoka Fellowship I am focused like a laser on building out E-Democracy.Org as a global “local” Internet-era democracy movement. This is fun. This is challenging. This will make [...]

Minneapolis Bridge Collapse – A wiki

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Today, I was going to explain why I’ve been so quite on DoWire’s Newswire lately. I’ll save those details until next week. Preview:
blog.e-democracy.org/posts/101
Last evening something horrible happened in my hometown, one of the country’s the busiest bridges across the Mississippi River collapsed in Minneapolis. I’m fine. My family is fine. I don’t know if I [...]

Survey – Help build a global network for local democracy – E-Democracy.Org’s Strategic Priorities

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

I invite those interested in e-democracy around the world to help shape E-Democracy.Org’s strategic priorities. Who knows, in the next year perhaps a local chapter will be launched in your community?
We’ve launched a survey across our increasingly global network of local forums today. While many of the questions assume you are a forum participant, [...]


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