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On Sitting in Section 214 When Finding Out Whether a Man Lives or Dies: Anatomy of a Successful Online Action

There's nothing like receiving a verdict of life or death while doing something embarrassingly trivial to force one out of the mundane. It was sometime around the sixth inning of a lackluster dog-days game between two dog teams at seemingly vacant RFK Stadium that my old comrade had a text message reporting that a man won't be put to death tomorrow. Such a tiny little message, and so many mountains moved to get it.

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E-xemplar: Innocent and Executed

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty is debuting, the online extension of a recent report documenting likely instances when innocent prisoners have been executed. This is a nice basic microsite deployment (redirecting to a content page created in DIA) complete with a toolkit of various resources for organizers, an online action and a project-specific donation page.

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E-xemplar: Serialized Mission-Based Storytelling

"Watching my brother be executed was the hardest thing I ever had to do in my life ..." Death Penalty USA, the blog of DIA users National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, is two entries into a ten-part series called "Creating More Victims," which tells the heartrending stories of family members who lose loved ones to execution. (Here's the first, and the second.)

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