A wiki tracking everything going on behind the scenes of mass media today: all the groups and people who are well-connected, well-paid, and in a position to be listened to because people THINK they should be listened to.
Personal finance software written in Java. Thus, it'll run pretty much anywhere. It comes as a single .jar file, so you can drop it into an encrypted volume along with the data files, which I suggest that everyone do. These ARE your finances, after all.
An anonymous, peer-to-peer service for generating cryptographic coins for the purposes of buying things. Cryptocoins "minted" are based upon the amount of bandwidth and CPU time your systems donate to the Bitcoin network. Backed by what people think the coins are worth (just like cash money, come to think of it). Read the FAQ and the paper, it's pretty interesting.
LittleSis is a site and mapping engine that data mines contributions, payments, and influence between political figures, lobbyists, contributions, and the very wealthy. Good for finding out who owns which politician, or which ones to "invest" in.
A telecom provider that runs interference for you when it comes to spammers and autodialers. voip Their bots talk to telemarketers so you don't have to. Subscription service, one account is good for three phones. When you get an annoying call, forward it to one of their bots; after the fact they send you a recording for the lulz. Pick your bot. They even have a business class of service for a dollar more.