When Facebook began to struggle after going public this past May, they launched a desperate crusade for revenue that has ultimately placed the burden on users by severely limiting your ability to reach your friends unless you pay a premium.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday October 26, 2012 8:12 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday October 10, 2011 10:43 am|
There have been some pretty shameless attempts on the part of Democratic operatives to co-opt the energy surrounding #OccupyWallStreet, but perhaps none more ribald than this email sent out by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee collecting petition signatures pretending to support them.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday January 28, 2011 4:27 pm|
We’ve watched long enough. Our tax dollars have propped up Egypt’s murderous regime for 30 years. It’s time for that to end.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday January 21, 2011 10:14 am|
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday June 16, 2010 3:58 pm|
While the President reiterated that $20 billion isn’t a cap, it’s important to know how much more BP could and should pay. One analyst said it could be as much as $63 billion; I suspect and hope it will be in the hundreds of billions. That’s why it’s important we make clear BP should be responsible for every dime of damage from its disaster. Anything less is a taxpayer funded bailout of BP. Can you add your name and help us reach 50,000 signatures before we deliver our petition to the Senate next week?
|By: Michael Whitney Thursday April 29, 2010 11:53 am|
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster is getting worse by the hour. At the Seminal, diarist Seymour Friendly writes that the collapsed well is leaking oil at the pace of 200,000 gallons a day. If Obama moves forward with expanded offshore drilling, this disaster will only be the beginning. Sign our petition to President Obama asking he end his plans for offshore drilling.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday March 24, 2010 5:12 pm|
David Sirota, Kelly Canfield and 40-50 others delivered a petition with 35,000 signatures on it, asking Michael Bennet to keep his promise and introduce an amendment for an up-or-down vote on the public option in the Senate. SEIU and Progress Colorado showed up to demonstrate AGAINST the public option, advancing the pravda-esque notion that the [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday March 23, 2010 7:42 pm|
Michael Bennet was all about the public option when it didn’t matter. Now that the health care bill has passed and the President has signed it, there’s no way that introducing an amendment can stop it from going through — so why is Bennet nowhere to be found? Thirty four thousand people have signed the [...]
|By: Michael Whitney Friday January 22, 2010 1:32 pm|
Here’s the email we just sent to FDL activists with an emergency petition to House progressives. We’ll deliver it to Rep. Raul Grijalva, the leader of House Progressives, early next week. Click here to sign the petition.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday December 21, 2009 7:10 am|
FDL has become the go-to place for coverage of the health care bill due to the work of our incredible team. Jon Walker’s second-to-none knowledge of the health care bill has made the policy and political analysis he offers up at FDL Action a driving force. Dave Dayen’s reporting at the FDL News Desk, Marcy [...]