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Elite Fund-Raisers Help Presidential Candidates Rake in Millions Today, President Barack Obama's re-election campaign released the names of 244 bundlers, which the campaign dubbed "volunteer fund-raisers," who collected at least $50,000 each on behalf of the president's re-election.
Editor’s note: Guest contributor Jon Bischke is a founder of RG Labs and an advisor to Altius Education, Fatminds and Udemy. A Tale Of Two Countries: The Growing Divide Between Silicon Valley And Unemployed America
Tucson AZ shooting
Koch industries orchestrating anti-union 'Tea Party' protests in Wisconsin A counter-protest by those supposed populist teahadists is on its way to Wisconsin this weekend. But like every other major Tea Party event, this one isn't a spontaneous, grassroots uprising. Like all the others, it's sponsored by Koch Industries.
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Before Wikipedia, before blogs, before comment areas or message boards, before the Internet—hell, before the mass adoption of indoor plumbing—readers were generating valuable content. I stumbled across this historical fact while reading Thomas C. Leonard's 1995 book, News for All: America's Coming-of-Age With the Press. The Proto-Internet of 1704: The small ways in which Colonial newspapers anticipated the Web. - By Jack Shafer
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