Please remember to vote.
Americans, please remember to vote this Tuesday. It’s not about left versus right, it’s about choosing our own destiny. “…for those of us who believe that government has a role to play in promoting opportunity and prosperity for all Americans, a polarized electorate isn’t good enough. Eking out a bare Democratic majority isn’t good enough.…
Great Lessig Neo-Progressivism Essay
Lawrence Lessig has an excellent column in The Huffington Post (did I just say that?) on the history of Progressivism in America and the need for a Neo-Progressive movement today. It’s not so much about liberal policy so much as it is about dethroning influential special interests and lobbies. I’ve always felt like America’s true…
Spain’s Blurred Cultural Divides (or how Newt Gingrich can’t even get xenophobia right)
Newt Gingrich states, “The proposed “Cordoba House” overlooking the World Trade Center site – where a group of jihadists killed over 3000 Americans and destroyed one of our most famous landmarks – is a test of the timidity, passivity and historic ignorance of American elites. For example, most of them don’t understand that “Cordoba House”…
Proprietary Vendors Want Open Source Sanctions
The Guardian reports that International Intellectual Property Alliance requested that the U.S. Trade Representative to put countries using open source in government on a “Special 301 watchlist” – a list of intellectual property-violating nations, or “state sponsors of piracy.” The recommendation states: The Indonesian government’s policy… simply weakens the software industry and undermines its long-term…