Author Archives: Dave Johnson

About Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson is Founder and principal author at Seeing the Forest, and a blogger at Speak Out California. Dave is a frequent public speaker and talk-radio guest and a leading participant in the progressive blogging community. He does a regular weekly segment on the popular Fairness Doctrine radio show. A featured contributor at Huffington Post, his work also appears at many other sites including TruthOut, AlterNet, Smirking Chimp and Common Dreams. Currently Dave is a Senior Fellow with Renew California working on progressive messaging, a Fellow at Campaign for America's Future, where he writes about issues involving American manufacturing, trade, what might be called industrial policy. In another life Dave helped co-found Carbon Tracing, Inc., a company developing the desktop systems to validate carbon trading in the US. Before this, Dave had over over 20 years of technology industry experience and has previously held senior industry positions including CEO and VP of Sales and Marketing. His earlier career included technical positions, including video game design at Atari and Imagic, and he was a pioneer in design and development of productivity and educational applications of personal computers.

The Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Accusation

Politico has revealed allegations that Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain, the front-runner in the Republican Presidential primaries, was accused of sexual harassment in the late 90s and that his employer, the National Restaurant Association, settled the charges with a cash … Continue reading

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Smoking Politics Returns

This is (will be) the new ┬ásite. ┬áJames Boyce and Dave Johnson launched this project in December, 2006. Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner   Twitter: @smokingpolitics Here are the old archives: Categories: Blogging and the blog Candidates Economy … Continue reading

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