Is the progressive blogosphere dead?

UPDATE (10/29/13): The progressive community is abuzz about a pair of posts from Ian Welsh and Jerome Armstrong about the “Failure of the Netroots.” My view is that Ian and Jerome are reflecting deep, often unspoken dismay among some progressives that the...

On Egypt, Twitter missteps from the White House to Kenneth Cole

In the cacophony of Egypt-related commentary on Twitter, a couple of incidents illustrate the pitfalls of communicating publicly on social networks. On January 29th, while the entire world was watching the historic events in Egypt, this Twitter exchange took place: WH...