Matt Taibbi: In the Age of Trump, Will Democrats Sell Out More, or Less?

Matt Taibbi

Matt Taibbi

In the Age of Trump, Will Democrats Sell Out More, Or Less?

The collapse of the GOP gives the Democrats an opportunity to abandon “lesser evilism” — but they probably won’t

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The Democrats could take this godsend of a Trump situation and use it as an opportunity to finally have a healthy primary season debate about what they want to stand for in the future. But nah to that. They’ll probably just hoover donor cash and use press surrogates to bash progressives the way they always have. Trump or no Trump, if politicians don’t have to work for your vote, they won’t.

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Aug 2

IVN: No Party Preference — and Not Voting: Latinos and Asian-Americans

Categories: Access

IVNWhy Aren’t The Two Fastest Growing Demographics in Calif. Voting?

Only one in three eligible voters cast a ballot in the 2014 general election to elect all the statewide offices, congressional representatives and approve initiatives, a record low. But, for two of California’s fastest growing groups, the numbers are even more troubling.

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Aug 1

OSE: Open Source Miscellaneous

Categories: Software
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Open Source Is Going Even More Open—Because It Has To

Google often gives its software away for free. It has long believed in open source software. But last week, the company took this idea to the next level.
Move over Skype, Facetime, Hangouts. Here comes Spreedbox, a fully open source, secure …

Spreedbox can offer private and secure video chat using Linux and open source technologies. All it needs is your support.
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Jul 31

Jean Lievens: Buen Vivir – Future South

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Buen Vivir: South America’s rethinking of the future we want

Buen Vivir is a concept and practice influencing politics and communities across South America. It involves a radically different way of thinking about collective wellbeing and sustainable living.

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Unlike any index based on logarithmic economic indicators, in Buen Vivir the subject of wellbeing is not the individual, but the individual within a community in relation to a specific cultural-natural environment.

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Jul 30