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Women's Radio in Jordan

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

From radio2020:

Xeni Jardin over at Boing Boing has a fantastic guest post about the trials of women’s radio in Jordan.

Due to the interesting vagaries of Jordanian media law, including the ability to re...

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The Inaugural Address

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Tuesday, as prepared for delivery and released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

My fellow citizens:

I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you ...

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Inauguration Slideshow

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

Photos from the Flickr Inauguration group:

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Harpers Index Retrospective of the Bush Years

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

Feeling sentimental for the old times? You know, before tomorrow morning? Check out the Harper's Index retrospective.

Percentage of the amendments in the Bill of Rights that are violated by the U...

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Inauguration Day Coverage

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

Tune in Tuesday for coverage of the Presidential Inauguration. We'll be carrying the event live from 11am - 2pm, featuring coverage from Democracy Now, Pacifica Radio, and WMNF's Rob Lorei. At 6pm the WMNF Evening News will be following up with ...

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389 Years

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

Speaking of visualizations, here's some interesting historical perspective.

Inspired by the genuine progress of this country, I created this typographic mashup of the history of slavery, racism, ...

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The First 100

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

Here's an interesting visualization of the first 100 days of recent presidential administrations, from Good Magazine.

“I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal fo...

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WMNF Election Central is Open

Matt Cowley about over 5 years ago

In conjunction with out special election night on-air coverage, we've opened WMNF Election Central. Come on over to get the latest updates and reports, and to discuss all things election.

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Video Your Vote

Matt Cowley about almost 6 years ago

PBS and YouTube have joined up in an effort to get documentation of the voting process.

YouTube's Video Your Vote, a non-partisan program produced in partnership with PBS, encourages American voters to document their experiences at the polls o...

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Truth Invaders

Matt Cowley about almost 6 years ago

Fed up with bent facts from either side of the campaign? Shoot 'em down with a nice game of Truth Invaders

via Kung Fu Monkey

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Pledge to Vote, Get a Free Song

Matt Cowley about almost 6 years ago

Wilco is offering a free song download if you'll sign a pledge to vote this year:

And in the spirit of giveaways that seem to be sweeping the nation, we've got something free for you. No it's not a pile of cash (...

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Free Book: Rebooting Democracy

Matt Cowley about almost 6 years ago

The Personal Democracy Forum has released a book of essays on politics in the digital age:

The Internet is putting individual voters, and networks of activists, in positions that used to be the sole rese...

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