Posted by: Jock Gill To do what? To help us get where? A very long time ago, on the internet scale, 1992 to be exact, I serendipitously became the first ever presidential campaign staffer assigned to the internet — which meant, in those days, email. This led to my becoming the first White House staffer [...]
Monthly Archive for October, 2008
Author: Aldon Hynes The United States has a sad history of bombings, lynchings, and death threats to people who are different from us either in looks or opinion. Some had hoped that as people learned to express themselves online, we would learn how to use our words for good instead of as part of threats. [...]
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Author: Aldon Hynes The words of Neil Postman provides a peculiar juxtaposition to the committee reports of the monthly Woodbridge, CT Democratic Town Committee. Next month, I will be speaking, in Second Life, to a communications class about the relationship between Second Life and other forms of media, blogs, online Second Life News, online traditional [...]
Author: Aldon Hynes Friday, I watched the stock markets plunge, yet again, only to rally, dive, rally and dive with the DOW closing down another 128 points. I read more reports of Gov. Palin trying to cast doubt on Sen. Obama because he had served on a board along side a former member of the [...]
Author: Dr. Farooq Hassan September 20, 2008 like March 9, 2007, is amongst the defining moments in Pakistan’s contemporary history. It would also ranks amongst its bleakest. Future destiny of this nation could well be determined by facts as they happened on this day. The attack outside the five-star Marriott Hotel – not far from [...]
Posted by: Jock Gill Joseph E. Stiglitz writes in a NY Times Op-Ed: More than a million people have lost their homes in the past two years. A million more are expected to lose their homes in the next 12 months or so. Do you support a more direct program of relief for homeowners? The [...]