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The new Netroots

The netroots story — lefty bloggers storming the barricades — can seem, well, so 2006. Little wonder, then, that this year's Netroots Nation conference in Providence didn't receive much national press.
Activism 2.0
By  |  June 09, 2012
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Game Change?

The bills, designed to choke off online piracy of movies, music, and pharmaceuticals, seemed greased for passage.
 A coalition of net natives crossed political lines to decapitate SOPA and PIPA. Is this the beginning of a new American politics?
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 01, 2012
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Your guide to Netroots Nation 2012

So many panels, so many receptions, so many opportunities to get filthy drunk. It's hard to know where to begin. Well, you've come to right place.  
Memes and madness
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 01, 2012
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Can Netroots make a difference in November – and beyond?

Online progressive activists have grown and developed to the point where they are ready to play critical roles in 2012 elections all over the country.
Rallying the troops
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 01, 2012
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How to neuter the Republicans

A heavy burden lay upon the first convention of the “netroots” — that amorphous mass of progressive activists participating in blogs and grassroots organizations outside of the Democratic Party — in Las Vegas earlier this month. Netrooting for Dems: Te
Can netroots bloggers bring down the GOP?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 21, 2006