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Every day there are tons of music related tidbits that float around the Internet, but how is one to know what’s good, what’s worth listening to and what everyone will be talking about tomorrow? Well, you’re in luck, because GlobalGrind has rounded up some of the coolest, most buzzworthy musical information of the day and […]

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The only thing more hilarious than our “Do It For Bieber” video (which we thought was pretty funny) was the media reaction to it. Last week, Campus Progress released our submission to the Vote Again 2010 video contest, “Vote Again 2010: Do it for Bieber,”– and let me tell you, it gave the media the […]

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The only thing more hilarious than our “Do It For Bieber” video (which we thought was pretty funny) was the media reaction to it. Last week, Campus Progress released our submission to the Vote Again 2010 video contest, “Vote Again 2010: Do it for Bieber,”– and let me tell you, it gave the media the […]

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If you’re like me, by now you’ve already cast a ballot, or twenty, for Justin Bieber who is up for <a href=”http://www.mtv.com/ontv/vma/2010/best-new-artist/”>Best New Artist at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards</a>.   Yet the truth is that this isn’t the only time Bieber needs you to vote for him, and next time around there’s more […]

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Since 2000, young people have been hitting the polls in increasingly unprecedented numbers.  Yes, since 2000. Despite what you may have heard, youth turnout wasn’t an unexpected consequence of one election cycle or the byproduct of one person, party or policy.  This year, before a single polling place has opened, the media has already dismissed […]

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Unexcited, disillusioned, frustrated, irritated, hopeless, crushed, cautiously optimistic, demoralized, confused…. The list of terms used to describe the political state of young America goes on, and on, and on. Yet despite the widespread assumption that we’ve collectively retreated, not a day goes by where a young person doesn’t do something on their campus, or in […]

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Over the last two years I’ve spent a lot of time thinking or talking or writing about the role of young people in the age of Obama. Eager to change our country- that’s the mark of today’s youth, right?  Incidences like what happened to Derrion Albert almost make me question if I’m just projecting what […]

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Breaking– Today, Russell Simmons announced his support of David Yassky for New York City Comptroller.  His endorsement reminded me of something Barack Obama said in his Iowa victory speech… ‘I know you didn’t do this for me. You did this — you did this because you believed so deeply in the most American of ideas […]

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Over on CNN, LZ Ganderson recently penned an Op-Ed titled “Gay is Not The New Black.”  He’s right, as far as our country’s history goes, there will never be a new black.  The story of Black America is unique, as is the story of Gay America, Hispanic America, the women of America and any other […]

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I could write about Sarah Palin, but honestly, conversations on her candidacy, interviews, and recent resignation have all been exhausted to the point where I wonder, what’s the point? Two wars abroad, a 9% unemployment rate, stories of homeless veterans, a military coup in Honduras, and a battle raging in Congress to determine the future […]

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“Did Michael Jackson Doom Iran,” is the title of a just published article on The Daily Beast by Benjamin Sarlin.  Sarlin refers to the growing concern among those in the national security community that the coverage surrounding the untimely and tragic death of the King of Pop (paired with coverage surrounding Mark Sanford’s affair and […]

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As he stumped across the country, Barack Obama often said: ‘If one voice can change a room it can change a city, if it can change a city than it can change a state, if it can change a state than it can change a country, if it can change a country than it can […]