The historian Howard Zinn asks the American left to follow the new president closely.
Radically sceptical of government, indeed summarizes Howard Zinns view of the United States for more than 50 years. His conception of its history is far from being that of a history of States, political classes or diplomacy. It [Read more]
How many times have I told my friends who lamented throughout eight years of Bush: stop your crying, the other America will come back. Over 47% of Americans (48 or 46 anyway) voted for Kerry in 2004, even more had voted for Gore in 2002, one American out of two. Each time its a little bit closer. [Read more]
Now that the presidential race has become a non-stop, all-encompassing industry unto itself, big-league pundits and political operatives are focusing waaay further into the future.
Mr. Obama won the presidency when he sidelined Hillary, when the comet pushed aside the star.