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    • WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency

    • By: Micah L. Sifry
    • Narrated by: Alan Schwartz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
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    WikiLeaks' release of a massive trove of secret official documents has riled politicians from across the spectrum. Welcome to the age of transparency. But political analyst and writer Micah Sifry argues that WikiLeaks is not the whole story; it is an indicator of an ongoing generational and philosophical struggle between older, closed systems, and the new open culture of the Internet. As Sifry shows, this is part of a larger movement for greater governmental and corporate transparency.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Big Disconnect

    • Why the Internet Hasn't Transformed Politics (Yet)
    • By: Micah L. Sifry
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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    Now that communication can be as quick as thought, why hasn’t our ability to organize politically - to establish gains and beyond that, to maintain them - kept pace? The web has given us both capacity and speed: but progressive change seems to be something perpetually in the air, rarely manifesting, even more rarely staying with us.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Obama’s Lost Army

    • By: Micah L. Sifry
    • Narrated by: Derek Shetterly
    • Length: 29 mins
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    The untold story of his biggest mistake—and how it paved the way for Trump.

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    • The Internet and Mobilization

    • Can You Have a Virtual Movement?: 2004 Socialist Scholars Conference
    • By: Herb Boyd, Andrew Boyd, Micah L. Sifry, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
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    The Socialist Scholars Conference, held every spring in New York City for the last 23 years, is the largest event of the U.S. Left. Every year thousands of radical activists, socialists, feminists, anarchists, union organizers, black liberation advocates, alternative journalists, and democratic scholars gather for a weekend of spirited debate and dialogue. This is the beston-going conference in America.

    Regular price: $8.70