First Day Highlights at Netroots 2010

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TheUptake.org interviewed 13 people on Thursday July 22 at NetRoots 2010. The complete interviews are at http://blip.tv/search?q=nn10&view=list&page=1
Highlights include Amy Goodman, Democracy Now, Ed Schultz, MSNBC Show Host, Krista Sinema, Arizona State Representative, Marcus Moulitsas, Daily Kos Founder and Sam Seder. Writer Producer Director Actor

Markos: Harry Reid “Whining” About 60 Votes Since Day 1

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Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas talks with The UpTake’s Jacob Wheeler about the state of the progressive movement. Netroots Nation got its start as the YearlyKos Convention, so it was appropriate for DailyKos founder Markos Moulitsas to stop by The UpTake booth during Netroots Nation 2010, which is held this year in Las Vegas. He pulled no punches about the Democrats’ performance and what was needed to win. On jobs and the economy.  The Democrats haven’t done enough, Moulitsas said. “That’s gonna come back and bite ‘em in the ass in November.”

On what progressive activists can do to force the administration to make the right kinds of change:  “Oh, Jesus Christ, what do we do to get them to listen?

The UpTake At Netroots Nation

We have a crew headed to Netroots Nation in Las Vegas. We’ll be live streaming interviews and other interesting stuff starting Thursday around Noon CT.  Senator Al Franken is the keynote speaker on Saturday night around 8 pm CT.  We hope to have live coverage of that as well as a one-on-one interview with the Senator.