Micah L. Sifry

Micah L. Sifry is co-founder and executive director of Civic Hall, a community center for civic tech and innovation. In 2004, energized by the potential of the internet to democratize politics, he co-founded the Personal Democracy Forum. A decade later, he wrote The Big Disconnect: Why the Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet).

Obama’s Lost Army

He built a grassroots machine of two million supporters eager to fight for change. Then he let it die. This is the untold story of Obama’s biggest mistake—and how it paved the way for Trump.