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Wednesday
Feb052014

Policy Mic

"Researchers believe they can predict the outcomes of elections using nothing but Facebook. In Politico, Matthew MacWilliams, Edward Erikson and Nicole Berns ask: "Are Facebook metrics a crystal ball that can be used to predict election outcomes?" The answer, they think, is yes." Read more:

Facebook Can Tell You Who Will Win the 2014 Elections. Here's How, Benjamin Cosman

Wednesday
Feb052014

The Forecaster

Last fall, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, professional ice cream guys and amateur carnival barkers, drew big crowds to see their one-of-a-kind Amend-O-Matic StampMobile – an interactive Rube Goldberg-type machine mounted on a flat-bed truck, designed to educate and engage people about the nefarious influence of money in politics. Read more:

Mainers can help stamp out special-interest politics, Edward Erikson

Wednesday
Feb052014

Huffington Post

As the national movement to restore democracy gets rolling, reformers must Remember the Maine! and protect state laws like Maine's successful Clean Elections Act. Read more:

Remember the Maine Clean Election Act, Edward Erikson and Matthew MacWilliams

 

Wednesday
Feb052014

Bill Moyers

As student debt balloons over $1.1 trillion, it casts a shadow over the start of the school year and the future of higher education. But for many young veterans it signals a major and immediate crisis. Read more:

For-Profit Colleges Thrive, Veterans Suffer, Edward Erikson and Ben Cohen

Wednesday
Feb052014

Politico Magazine

What can Facebook candidate likes and page engagement metrics tell us about the likely outcome of 2014 Senate races? If the 2012 results and the 2013 New Jersey Senate campaign are any guide, the answer is a whole lot. Read more:

Can Facebook Predict who Wins the Senate in 2014?, Matthew MacWilliams, Edward Erikson and Nicole Berns