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Election rhetoric focused on struggling small businesses completely ignores the tidal wave of creative, innovative startups sweeping the country. Fast Company’s editor-in-chief bears witness to the groundswell:
"Are the presidential candidates living in the same America that I am? Apparently not.
I don’t know what statistics Obama and Romney look at when they are assessing the state of small business in America—and I really don’t care—because they are missing something. And it is big.
For all the concerns they cite about the plight of small business, from tax burdens to health care costs and so on, what pols of all stripes are missing is that America is experiencing a wave of entrepreneurialism unlike anything we’ve ever had before…”
Read more here.
Picture via donrelyea on Flickr.

Election rhetoric focused on struggling small businesses completely ignores the tidal wave of creative, innovative startups sweeping the country. Fast Company’s editor-in-chief bears witness to the groundswell:

"Are the presidential candidates living in the same America that I am? Apparently not.

I don’t know what statistics Obama and Romney look at when they are assessing the state of small business in America—and I really don’t care—because they are missing something. And it is big.

For all the concerns they cite about the plight of small business, from tax burdens to health care costs and so on, what pols of all stripes are missing is that America is experiencing a wave of entrepreneurialism unlike anything we’ve ever had before…”

Read more here.

Picture via donrelyea on Flickr.

guardianuspolitics:

IsBarackObamaThePresident.com?
See also: http://www.ismittromneythepresident.com?

The Guardian’s interactive team—the same team that produced, among other visual feats, the rolling history of the Arab uprisings and a Facebook-linked gay rights wheel (which co-won a prize for explanatory reporting at the Online News Association awards last weekend)—is out with a new election project which features a whimsical, animated, and easy-to-understand balloon UI. 

guardianuspolitics:

IsBarackObamaThePresident.com?

See also: http://www.ismittromneythepresident.com?

The Guardian’s interactive team—the same team that produced, among other visual feats, the rolling history of the Arab uprisings and a Facebook-linked gay rights wheel (which co-won a prize for explanatory reporting at the Online News Association awards last weekend)—is out with a new election project which features a whimsical, animated, and easy-to-understand balloon UI.