Win a Copy of Thomas Piketty’s Book Capital in the 21st Century and Join Us for His Book Salon on Sunday at 5pm ET

By: Tuesday May 6, 2014 12:30 pm

Thomas Piketty’s new book Capital in the 21st Century has been causing quite the stir lately, and we’re proud to be welcoming him on the FDL Book Salon this Sunday at 5pm ET, hosted by George “Knut” Grantham.

Please join us for what promises to be a lively discussion, and you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the book below. The winner will be announced at the book salon.

 

Fracktinis!

By: Saturday July 28, 2012 8:00 pm

Republic Report has story up about Washington lobbyist and movers and shakers being treated to red carpet cocktail party, film discussion and pro energy film trailers of movies made, by filmmakers I’ve never heard of, that are meant to serve as a counter weight to Gasland.

There were apparently, let them eat cake style, jokes about “Fracktinis” a reference to citizens in areas where fracking is done who now have flaming drinking water.
http://youtu.be/d6G6Ap-mF0k

So, I thought we could make the Fracktini THE signature cocktail of 2012.

#OccupySupply Announces Winners for Outstanding Local Occupy Action

By: Monday February 6, 2012 10:00 am

The FDL community has voted to award five occupations with a command post tent from Occupy Supply for their outstanding community activism. Three others will receive computers, while 12 runners up will get gift certificates to the OccupySupply store. Dan Choi will help deliver the tents. Check out the winners!

Voting Now Open for Outstanding Local Activism by an Occupation

By: Monday January 30, 2012 2:45 pm

These are the nominations for Outstanding Local Activism by an Occupation. The Occupy Supply contest was announced last week, and anyone could nominate an occupation for its local activism. Nominations closed at midnight last night, and the preliminary round of voting will be open until this Wednesday, February 1 at 12 midnight. Vote your top [...]

Win a $5000 Tent or a Laptop for Your Occupation!

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 10:06 am

Occupy Supply is announcing a contest to give away five 11′ x 11′ command post tents worth $5000 each, three media laptops equipped with webcams for live streaming and twelve $100 gift certificates for supplies from the Occupy Supply store to reward occupations for their ongoing community activism.

FDL’s 2010 Election Projection Challenge: Last Chance to Place Your Bets

By: Monday November 1, 2010 9:48 am

Make Your Predictions for
FDL’s 2010 Election Challenge

Use the form below to cast your predictions for the 2010 midterm elections & 112th Congress.

There will be prizes for the winners!

Email
# of seats in House Democratic caucus
Currently 255
# of seats in Senate Democratic caucus
Currently 59
Will Prop 19 pass?

Yes

No

% Yes vote for
Prop 19
%

to the nearest 100th (ex: 5.02%)

All fields required

So, what’s going to happen tomorrow? Will Prop 19 win or lose, will the Democrats keep the Senate, and how many seats will switch parties in the House?

Place your bets now in the FDL Election Projection challenge.

FDL’s Election Projection Challenge: Place Your Bets

By: Thursday October 28, 2010 10:09 am

Make Your Predictions for
FDL’s 2010 Election Challenge

Use the form below to cast your predictions for the 2010 midterm elections & 112th Congress.

There will be prizes for the winners!

Email
# of seats in House Democratic caucus
Currently 255
# of seats in Senate Democratic caucus
Currently 59
Will Prop 19 pass?

Yes

No

% Yes vote for
Prop 19

%

to the nearest 100th (ex: 5.02%)

All fields required

FDL will be featuring extensive election night coverage across the country, including the much-anticipated results of Prop 19. And the morning after, everyone will of course be diagnosing “what happened” with 20/20 hindsight. But who really did call the races in advance?

You can place your predictions in the FDL Election Projection Vault (patent pending), which will remain locked until the results are known. So, put on your finest Amazing Kreskin hat, and lay your bets.

Questions:

  • How many House seats will Democrats hold in the 112th Congress?
  • How many Senate seats will Democrats hold in the 112th Congress?
  • Will California’s Proposition 19 pass?

Tiebreaker:

  • What will the final percentage be for “Yes” on Prop 19?

Vote: Which Democrat Doesn’t “Walk the Talk” On the Public Option?

By: Monday September 21, 2009 10:02 am

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