Andrei Cherny

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Andrei Cherny "is Founder and Co-Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, a quarterly journal of serious progressive thought that seeks to spur new ideas about the big challenges of the 21st century. Democracy – available in print and online – has a readership in every state and 90 countries around the world. Its ideas have made their way into the national political debate. The New York Times’ Maureen Dowd called it “a progressive journal to ponder big ideas that might help the wretched Democrats stop driving on Ambien and snatch back a little power.”

"More information about Andrei Cherny can be found at" [1]

"In 2004, Cherny was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government. From February 2003 to April 2004, Cherny served as a senior aide to John Kerry's Presidential campaign.

"Cherny is the author of The Next Deal: The Future of Public Life in the Information Age, one of the top-selling political books of 2001. The Next Deal examined the role technological change has played in altering perceptions of major institutions over the course of American history and laid out a vision for government and businesses in the twenty-first century.

"A former Senior Speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore, Cherny was the youngest White House speechwriter in American history. In 2000, Cherny was the lead negotiator and chief drafter of the national Democratic Party platform. In addition to his professional work, Cherny is an officer in the United States Navy, Reserve and a contributor to a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and The New Republic. He graduated with honors from Harvard College and received his juris doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)." [2]

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  1. Andrei Cherny, huffingtonpost, accessed March 31, 2010.
  2. Andrei Cherny, Democracy, accessed March 31, 2010.