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Poverty activist Jeff 4 Justice evaluates whether or not The Young Turks recent Indiegogo campaign was ethical. When does "indie" media get too big to have to e-beg?
by jeff4justice
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 06:44 PM PST with 2 Recommends
This will be my briefest diary ever, Though exhausted from ten days in court livetweeting the Phone Hacking Trial at the Old Bailey, I've just seen Annette K's diary about what happened this week.
by Brit
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 02:13 PM PST with 41 Recommends
as well as a New Trail. Is this a new innovation in Journalism? As most people here already know, our very own Kossack, Brit, has been giving us a brilliant perspective on the Rupert Murdoch ...
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 03:41 PM PST with 158 Recommends
When members of Environmental Action became fed up with pro-fracking spots aired by the American Natural Gas Association on NPR, they set up a mock website “NPR-Dont-Even-Thinkaboutit.org” to ...
by Environmental Action
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
cross-posted from Voices on the Square What in the Sam Hill is "Yuri Anime", and what in the Sam Hill does it have to do with supporting Lesbian works? Erica Friedman at Yuricon starts out an ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 06:48 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Kickstarter to digitize the archives of American Solar Energy Association & make them open access, 60 years worth of work on renewables. They nearly lost the archive to the recent CO flooding. Make ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Oct 05, 2013 at 07:31 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Read the first part in this series to see the intro to crowdfunding and cooperative workplaces. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/09/13/1238742/-Daily-Kos-readers-are-smart-savvy-and-empathetic-So-...
by csainvestor
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 09:19 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I think crowd funding / cooperative owned business / locally sourced / locally funded will change the country. Take a look at kickstarter lending club and mosaic https://joinmosaic.com/about-...
by csainvestor
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 01:43 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 06:18 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
3 weeks back, an All Things Bookstore diary looked at how some indie bookstores are using crowdfunding sources to try to raise $ to keep afloat. Here, in the St. Louis area, The Book House in the ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
This morning, I'm going to the Crowdfunding East Conference in Cambridge, MA. I can't stay for the afternoon sessions, unfortunately, but I'm hoping to learn a bit from some of the folks who have ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 05:06 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
There is almost too much to report in this area without a National Georgraphic-level glossy magazine, but two of the most important areas are worth focusing on indvidually: The Planetary Resources ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 11:47 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Read about this study from BU (http://www.bu.edu/news/2011/05/13/boston-greenhouse-gas-audit/) about the amazing amount of methane leaks in Boston and wondered if there was a way to enable citizens ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jun 02, 2013 at 11:55 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The economy that we know is always the economy we used to have. To find out what economy we have and where our economy is heading, we have to look at the tension between technological change in the ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 04:01 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Marjan Minnesma may be the most inspiring person you've never heard of, unless you live in the Netherlands as I do. A few years ago, Marjan got fed up with waiting on governments to act. As a ...
by Kelly Rigg
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 02:21 PM PDT with 118 Recommends
1.3 billion people around the world live in darkness lacking access to even small amounts of life changing electricity. The good news is we can change their fate and help solve climate change at the ...
by Jguay
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 06:41 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Back around election day I wrote about the effort in our town to lift the $1 toll from the main bridge crossing the Mississippi River in New Orleans, a toll that helped fund the pedestrian/auto ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Most of you remember a little girl in Westminster, Colorado who was abducted and murdered last October, named Jessica Ridgeway. I am one of her great-aunts, and wrote a Grieving Room diary (linky ...
by Merry Light
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 05:59 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
Today, instead of presenting a diary written by one of our regular or guest members, we are presenting an excerpt from a paper on "Crowdfunding" by Minsun Ji and Tony Robinson . Crowdfunding is the ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 19 Recommends
If we are going to avoid the worst impacts of climate change we need disruptive innovations that fundamentally alter the broken systems that continue to build out inequitable, fossil fueled societies.
by Jguay
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 06:24 AM PST with 4 Recommends