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our daily chirp: Obama makes first-ever Presidential tweet

President Obama became another first today. He is the first U.S. President to tweet. While visiting the American Red Cross headquarters to promote aid to Haiti, a Red Cross staffer typed an update to their twitter account saying “President Obama and the first lady are here visiting our disaster operation center right now.” He then [...]

January 19, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @NCLRights-Reality Makes Gay Marriage Debate Obsolete

Here’s a brave response to the unending debate around gay marriage. Read the tweet & the associated article that our friends @NCLRights (National Center for Lesbian Rights) posted: Reality Makes Gay Marriage Debate Obsolete  http://bit.ly/2jUyD. In this article, Washington Post columnist, Petula Dvorak, laughs at the opposition to gay marriage so prevalent in the Washington, [...]

September 4, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @ urbanophile The Atlantic Monthly: How American Health Care Killed My Father

@ urbanophile, thanks for bringing our attention to this must read article on the health-care (or is it health-insurance?) debate: The Atlantic Monthly: How American Health Care Killed My Father – http://is.gd/2Ivtx Whether you’re single-payer or an options wonk, this muckracking piece of journalism by David Goldhill will raise the hairs on the back of [...]

September 1, 2009 by heidi | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @elperko- 9 YouTube features you may not know about

Check out this twitter post from our friend elperko: 9 YouTube Features You May Not Know About http://ow.ly/15LUTk Yes, we just did a Gadgets for Good post about Google’s new Call to Action Feature, but this tweet was too good to pass up. In fact, if you don’t know about these YouTube features, they can [...]

August 21, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: Sign petition to STOP Herta’s Deportation

We’ve posted this before, but it’s far too important to not do as many times as possible: See this tweet from Kety Esquivel (who was great at Netroots Nation last week in Pittsburgh.) She and many others are spreading the word to stop the deportation of student Herta LLushlo. Herta’s mother brought her to the [...]

August 18, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @ joegerstandt- Story Circle Network: for women with stories to tell

Check our this twitter post from our friend joegerstandt: Stories and circles…both powerful RT @storytellin Story Circle Network: For Women with Stories to Tell http://bit.ly/Vp6jR The link takes you to the Story Circle Network, an online forum for women to share narratives about personal and social struggles using different types of mixed media. Forums like [...]

August 17, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: Please RT: @noh8campaign “i’m coming out” PSA

Our friends at NOh8Campaign only have a few more days to change some hearts & minds, so heed their call, and spread the word by re-tweeting their chirp below: NOh8Campaign www.noh8campaign.com “i’m coming out” PSA just released. Check it out! #NOH8 (please RT) The campaign is a photo project and silent protest created by celebrity [...]

August 13, 2009 by heidi | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @opalayo – young artists in Congo express feelings about the war

Check out this tweet from @opalayo: Inspiring: Union of Young Artists is a collective of artists in Congo (DRC) expressing their feelings about the war – http://is.gd/2aTTg The Union of Young Artists is a collective of dancers, artists, musicians and writers expressing their feelings about the war in Congo (DRC) through their work. Art is [...]

August 10, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @rezbomb-Special on DVD on film on race, poverty and more in Native American culture

Check out this twitter post from @rezbomb: Free shipping weekend on DVD of Rez Bomb Movie set on Pine Ridge Reservation w/Tamara Feldman,Trent Ford,Russell Means – http://shar.es/EL3z Rez Bomb is a great new Native American/American Indian indie film directed by Steven Lewis Simpson that sheds light on a variety of issues that affect native reservation [...]

August 7, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @LTCOMM CONGRATULATIONS SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SONIA SOTOMAYOR!!!!!!!

Woohoo! From our friend @LTCOMM: CONGRATULATIONS SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SONIA SOTOMAYOR!!!!!!! We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! And when you’re done jumping up and down, follow us on Twitter!

August 6, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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