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Building Democracy, Not in Name Only

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor This commentary was originally published on Silent Heroes, Invisible Bridges and has been republished on The WIP under Creative Commons licenses. […]

Barack Obama, Feature Articles, George Bush, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, Torture, United States, War & Conflict, Women in Leadership

Nuclear Terror: Obama’s Quiet War on Prejudice

by Paula Humphrey –USA– The Obama administration has worked furiously in the past year to leverage new strategies against two primary threats: the illicit production of […]

Barack Obama, Feature Articles, Islam, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Politics & Democracy, Terrorism, The World, United States

Violence Breeds Violence: “Afghanistan without bombs and burqas”

by Wazhmah Osman – Afghanistan/USA – Today Afghanistan finds itself in a state of collapse and at the center of a powerful network of global terrorism. […]

Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Corruption, Feature Articles, Middle East, Political Violence, Politics & Democracy, Taliban, Terrorism, United States, War & Conflict

Change We Can Believe In: An Open Letter to Barack Obama

by Katrina vanden Heuvel Editor and Publisher, The Nation – USA – Dear Senator Obama, We write to congratulate you on the tremendous achievements of your […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Political Leadership, Politics & Democracy, United States

Why Wright Still Matters to Obama’s Campaign

by Faye M. Anderson – USA – With only three primaries remaining, the Democratic presidential nomination battle is nearing the finish line. While Barack Obama has […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Religion, United States

US Leadership Expert Michael Maccoby Discusses Which Candidate Is Best Suited for the Presidency

by Eva Sohlman – Sweden – What kind of leader does tomorrow’s America need? And who among the presidential candidates is best suited to meet the […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Hillary Clinton, Interviews, Political Leadership, Politics & Democracy, United States

Obama vs. Clinton: Neither Experience nor Change Will Overcome Politics as Usual

by Nomi Prins – USA – Depending on the measure of ‘liberalness’ used to evaluate past voting records, there is next to no difference between Clinton […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Hillary Clinton, Politics & Democracy, United States

Ripples of Hope: Barack Obama Gets the Blessing of the Kennedys

by Susan Lavine – USA – Quoting from a historic speech given by Robert F. Kennedy during his visit to South Africa in 1966 to show […]

Activism, Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Hillary Clinton, Politics & Democracy, United States

Democracy Takes a Hit on the Campaign Trail

by Roshi Pejhan Community Outreach & Development, The WIP – USA – Harold Bloom’s summation of “the poor state of the nation” in Eva Solhman’s article […]

Barack Obama, Democracy, Elections, Feature Articles, Hillary Clinton, Media, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, United States

The US Elections: This Time It’s the Issues, Not Just Images

by María Suárez Toro – Costa Rica/Puerto Rico – Although the image of the various candidates has been a central target in almost all electoral processes […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, Hillary Clinton, Iraq War, Politics & Democracy, United States

California Democratic Convention 2007

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP – USA – For The WIP’s first article of the 2008 United States election season, I am dedicating this […]

Barack Obama, Elections, Feature Articles, Hillary Clinton, Politics & Democracy, United States