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My Activist Second Life

Plot Tracer of Second Life Left Unity has an article up at Red Pepper, a UK left politics and current affairs magazine, arguing for left activists to get more closely involved with new media tools and services as new channels for political activity.

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Virtual politics – Obama team reaches out to SL

Another great video from Draxtor Despres on civil society and virtual society. This machinima focuses on US President Elect Barack Obama’s transition team on healthcare, consulting with a wider audience on healthcare proposals with American SL residents, and how the huge volunteer effort behind Obama’s web presence is extended online.

And in the UK, look out [...]

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The virtual vote

New World Network’s Wagner James Au has a new article up at Huffington Post, called All Politics is Virtual. He’s drawing together evidence that a number of politicians may now see virtual worlds as good places to campaign, and that come the US election after next, this could be commonplace. He also cites last year’s [...]

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