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Cosmo Harrigan is an internet activist, entrepreneur, musician, photographer and writer. He lives in Seattle and has been involved in freedom of speech and human rights work for the past ten years. He is the founder and president of an international software development startup and a Music Trades Top 40 e-commerce company. His passion for enlightened intellectual pursuit has involved him broadly in the academic, artistic, corporate, and activist worlds alike. He plays bebop jazz saxophone and is fluent in Spanish. He is relentlessly committed to freedom of speech, a diversity of opinion and press, and advocacy for insightful investigative journalism. He is interested in distributed, open-source agile software development, online security and anonymity research, and organizational development for effectiveness. He believes that we should live our lives passionately with integrity and vision.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, February 20, 2011 Citizens United: Transforming Politics at For the People Summit in D.C.
At the recent summit regarding the Citizens United decision, a common thread of a government "for the people" emerges. Four main themes make up this dialogue: the process that we choose when we engage in dialogue and discussion, the methods that we use to encourage collaboration, the organizational strategies that we choose to move towards a solution, and the actual solutions that we decide to pursue.