James Cannon Boyce
- Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- Common Sense NMS
- A former advertising and marketing executive and winner of over 50 advertising awards for excellence, including one Clio, James was an unpaid Senior Advisor on John Kerry's 2004 Presidential Campaign. Since then, he was been blogger, activist, Democratic Strategist on MSNBC and FOX News and founder of Common Sense NMS.
MY RECENT POSTS
- 175 Chickens in 1 Minute?!
April 11, 2012 01:43PM
- Social Media & the On May 12
May 16, 2011 04:17PM
- $15 Billion For Mother's Day
- How About $4 For A Brick?
April 25, 2011 10:06AM
- Tonight in NYC, a Celebration,
a Feast, & a Reason to Tweet.
March 07, 2011 11:07AM
- Power Of Social Media In Egypt
& Around The World Is Basic.
February 01, 2011 08:53AM
According to the National Retail Foundation, Mother's Day is big business and it looks like this year, total spend could top $15,000,000,000.
Besides this making me feel that the chocolates and card I give my mother every year is dragging the average down a touch, it makes me… Read full post »
Tonight, in New York City, Gay Men’s Health Crisis will celebrate with Savor; one of the top events of the year, but this year’s event is going to be one for the ages and reason for all of us to celebrate with them. If you can’t make… Read full post »
As a new and social media group, we often get questioned and asked about the power of social media, how it works and how it can help either their cause, or business. Most of the questions are really about the fringes of the media and about frankly somewhat… Read full post »
Earlier last week, Bill O'Reilly had great fun attacking The Global Fund on his show, grabbing onto the sensational headlines about corruption in Africa. He brought out some so-called expert from The Heritage Foundation on his show except the expert didn't really understand The Global Fund, what had… Read full post »
The headlines scream for attention and plenty of hand-wringing and I told you so's.
Massive Problems With Celebrity Driven Aide; UN Investigation As Sweden Reneges.
Global Disease Fund Seeks to Recover From Corruption
Darling of development world, stung by corruption problems, says others
But there'… Read full post »
I am one of those people who should be quite willing and in fact, adept, at calculating my carbon footprint and then offsetting it. My company has clients such as NRDC and the Rainforest Alliance, and the environment is a true passion of mine.
I also am a… Read full post »
Occasionally, we can gain great insights from small events. These brief moments often disappear into the ether, but sometimes a small moment, with perspective, can actually indicate major change on the horizon.
If we really want to make a difference while/… Read full post »
2010 has been a year of missed opportunities for the environment. From no progress or worse on the international climate action stage, to a clean energy bill in the U.S. Senate that is still on ice despite the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, it’s enough to make you want to… Read full post »
Whether it's getting to work on time, or crossing off the last item on our bucket list, life is a race against the clock - and right now, we aren't winning. We've spent the last decades without much regard to how our actions will impact our ecosystems and… Read full post »
As a red-blooded American, it is my God-given right to ignore every aspect of the World Cup. However, even if you are one of those people who are perfectly happy to skip the whole event as you wait for the real football season to get started, I am… Read full post »
Just recently I spoke at a conference in New York, and afterwards milling around the lobby, a few people came up to me and asked me "What do you see happening next? Where is all of this going?"
It's a complicated question and one that literally can… Read full post »
Each generation - the Veterans, Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y - has developed a set of values and beliefs unique to the social environment of their time. Our actions become rooted in this social code, acting as the guideline for our behaviors and decisions. But what… Read full post »
Last Thursday was the one-month anniversary of the Gulf oil disaster and every day, we see more and more evidence that collectively we have failed to not only act, but also we have failed to organize and express our anger about the disaster, and its truly shocking long-term… Read full post »
One month ago today the Gulf Oil Spill disaster took place. It's been a month where all of the good and bad of the debate on clean energy and our country's future has been plain for all to see.
It's almost hard to pick out specific highlights and… Read full post »
Collapsing biodiversity is a 'wake-up call for humanity'
The global community has been sent a series of wake-up calls lately: the environmental crisis spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, unprecedented droughts in China, and a report outlining the disastrous impacts of the world's collapsing biodiversity. If events like these still don't send the world in… Read full post »
As BP pumps thousands of barrels of toxic oil into the Gulf of Mexico every day, the threat our dependence on fossil fuels holds should be clearer now than ever before. In the wake of this great tragedy, individual senators have the tremendous opportunity to break the… Read full post »