Crashing the Gate, from Inside

oreilly_adamtinworth1Progressive activists have been working for years to change how politics is funded and how government responds to everyday people.

Over the past several months, I have been tremendously inspired by "just folks" working on the inside of government to transform its culture and technology. One of those people is my friend Steve Ressler, who founded a network of government employees, contractors and interested outsiders on $50 and a vision. That network is now an idea machine giving hope for true change to thousands of government worker bees.

Today, I was able to host a great radio show with Ressler and BearingPoint communications director Steve Lunceford in conversation with Tim O'Reilly, one of the top minds in tech, and Sally Lieber, a fabulous progressive Democrat from Silicon Valley who's working to wrap her mind around the Government 2.0 revolution. Also aboard for the show were Generation Shift blogger Andrew Krzmarzick and WELL alumnus Michael Russell.

A change is a'coming.

Photo by Adam Tinworth
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