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Nov 0

John Loughlin Elected Director of Clubs

At the November 19th meeting of the Council of Clubs, John Loughlin, was elected to be the next Director of Clubs for the San Diego County Democratic Party by representatives from each club. His endorsements included the outgoing Director for the last four years, Ruth Rollins. In a thank you email to the club presidents, […]

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Oct 1
Oct 1

John Loughlin – Candidate for Director of Clubs

John Loughlin is the son of immigrant parents from rural Ireland, who instilled in him a love of republics. He studied physics at the UK’s top science and engineering institution, Imperial College, the name of which always tickled his father. John was a visiting speaker at his alma mater the evening Margaret Thatcher resigned, he helped […]

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Apr 3
Apr 3

Volunteer of the Year

John Loughlin was the recipient of the San Diego County Democratic Party’s Volunteer of the Year award, here’s a transcript of his speech at the 2016 Roosevelt Dinner that calls on all of us to be thoughtful when posting on Social Media. Thanks Ed. [Ed Harris, Democratic candidate for San Diego Mayor introduced John.] Oh […]

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Oct 4
Oct 4

Tools to Organize and Campaign in the Digital Age

John Loughlin gave a presentation at the 2015 San Diego County Democratic Party 2015 Convention held in Escondido, CA on October 24, 2015. The presentation covered the importance of social media in spreading Democratic principles and ideas, and how we can all do our parts to expand and amplify the reach of our organizations’ websites […]

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Aug 1
Aug 1

Making a Living Wage in the 1099 Economy

How can workers make a living wage in a technology driven rush to the bottom? Service industries are being reinvented by Silicon Valley companies. Customers are connected directly to service providers bypassing traditional means of regulation, examples are Uber and Lyft, two of the best known alternative transportation solutions.Wall Street investors dream of employees all […]

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Jul 2
Jul 2

What Can Be Better For People Than TPP/TTIP?

During discussion of granting President Obama Fast Track Authority to ‘negotiate’ the Trans-Pacific Partnership two friends recently asked me: – why is TPP wrong for the U.S., for U.S. workers and businesses? – where are the ideas to provide something better? [Jump below the line for the short answer ☟] A lot of the discussion has covered the […]

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Jun 1
Jun 1

Podcast – Sex Trafficking of Minors in San Diego

We recently helped the Point Loma Democratic Club produce it’s first podcast, a recording made at one of their monthly meetings. The subject is Sex Trafficking of Minors in San Diego and the podcast features three panelists introduced by Sarah Boot. Although the subject is disturbing it’s well worth a listen, and we encourage you to […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

All About Fracking

Club president Tommy Hough introduced Peg Mitchell from San Diego 350 to the San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action on 26 March 2015 to talk about fracking.

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Feb 0
Feb 0

Social Media Guru to Headline March Meeting – La Mesa Mayor also to Address Membership

La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club, serving all of Grantville, San Carlos, Del Cerro, Allied Gardens, College Area, La Mesa, Mt. Helix, Santee and close-in East County, will extend their current streak of outstanding speakers with a talk by Internet Expert John Loughlin on Wednesday, March 4th at 6:30 PM. John specializes in teaching the uninitiated […]

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Nov 5
Nov 5

Social Media Integration for the California Democratic Council

John Loughlin recently presented at the California Democratic Council workshop at the World Resources Sim Center in San Diego. He followed Larry Johnson’s presentation on CDC websites with some ideas on using Social Media to start conversations within communities.

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