Craig Newmark is a self-described nerd, pioneer of the Web, speaker, philanthropist, and a strong advocate of the use of technology for the public good. He is the founder of craigslist. It is now one of the world’s most-visited websites with around 50 billion pages views per month.
REASON 33: Barack Obama believes the American Dream should be open to everyone, not just the elite.Y'know, I grew up hearing that if you worked hard, worked fair, paid your fair share of taxes, and got a little lucky, you could build a good life in America. You could also give someone else a hand, sharing in the wealth. That's why America stood as "the shining city on the hill." That’s why America is considered the leader of the free world.
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Obama is the first president in U.S. history to acknowledge the right of gay couples to marry and enjoy the full benefits of marriage in the eyes of the law. read essay →
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Obama signed the Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act, a bipartisan bill that brings greater accountability to American defense spending.read essay →