Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People-Powered Politics

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Crashing The Gates is a book on the subject of liberal Democratic Party politics and the rise of the netroots movement and it's implication for changing the Party.

The book was published in 2006 by Chelsea Green Publishing and the publisher's web page contains this information on the book's authors: [1]

  • Jerome Armstrong, a pioneer of the political blogosphere, founded one of the first political blogs,, in 2001. An architect of the netroots strategy that used blogs and meetups for Howard Dean's campaign, Jerome works as an internet strategist for advocacy organizations and political campaigns with his company, He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Markos Moulitsas served in the U.S. Army for three years and later earned two bachelors degrees from Northern Illinois University and a law degree from Boston University. After moving to California to work in the tech industry, Markos started The Daily in May 2002. His blog has had a meteoric rise and now gets more than a million unique visitors each day, making it one of the most popular blogs in the nation. Markos lives in Berkeley, California.

Book details

  • Jerome Armstrong and Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People-Powered Politics, Chelsea Green Publishing, March 2006, ISBN 10 1931498997 ISBN 13 978-1931498999

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