Proposal Review Software

During a meeting with a small NYC group that funds social justice organizations, we hit upon a need for software that can help manage the proposal review process.

Spam is out of control!

Especially the last few weeks we’ve seen an signficant rise in spam on the May First/People Link servers.

The beginning of a frightning trend

According to ClickZ, AOL will be charging people to send bulk email to it’s user base.

The Future of Political Email

I just did some quick and dirty tests on the 150,000 or so email addresses that are subscribed to the hundreds of email lists that we host.

The only clients we talk about

Some of you have heard us correct you when you refer to yourself as our client (not client, member!

The pursuit of manliness harms men - and women as well

Thanks Rafa for this one. Harvey Mansfield’s book Manliness hardly deserves mention except as a foil for talking about something much more interesting.

Trans Day of Justice

Join May First members Audre Lorde Project, Sylvia Rivera Law Project and others at the Trans Day of Justice Friday June 23 in New York City.

Trend already over (for now)

AOL seems to be back tracking a bit on their original proposal.

US Social Forum: Next regional meeting in December 9

The first United States Social Forum will happen in less than a year and the northeast is getting together to make concrete plans for organizing toward the USSF!

What's a political techie?

I’ve been thinking recently about what it means to be a political techie, particularly around the conflicts between having a consulting relationship and a political relationship with the same “client” or “organization.