Tag: Barack Obama

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. -Ed. Does the successful bin Laden mission prove that U.S. values as a nation

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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 nuclear weapons, and their potential use by terrorists or “rogue” states. Arriving this week

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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. Kabul is a city filled with anxiety, insecurity, instability, trauma, and uncertainty; lost souls

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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 challenges that the next leader of the world’s superpower will face? These are some

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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 and Obama. In fact, with all her emphasis on ‘experience’ and his on ‘change,’

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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 last week shone a light on the ailing political health of the United States.

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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 in the recent past, the US elections might not focus quite so much on

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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 piece to three of the underrepresented voices in American politics: Women, African Americans, and

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