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Our blog is a library of resources and ideas found by us or shared with us by our friends and client network. It’s a collection of articles, radio stories, infographics and videos that relate to our work and broaden our thinking: our favorite content from the internet and beyond. Original commentary gives insight into our process and poses questions about the world inside and outside of the studio.

Prop. 23

Now this is web 2.0 at work! Interact with this video and choose our State’s future.


Trying to shed light on a shadowy figure in Proposition 23 battle By Michael Hiltzik, Chicago Tribune, August 13, 2010 [The Adam Smith Foundation’s] guiding spirit is James Harris, a political consultant in the Missouri capital, who says he was driven to found the group by “a need to have right-of-center organizations to counter the […]


The Critics call it Prop. 23. Supporters have renamed it ‘The California Jobs Initiative’ in an effort to ‘rebrand’ the oil company-backed proposition. Today, when I googled ‘Prop. 23’, the list of bad press headlines went on and on. In fact, I couldn’t even find the websites and press in favor until I typed in […]