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Entries by Robert Kuttner from 08/2008

Obama And Transforming Leadership

| Posted 08.18.2008 | Huffington Post

The new president will need to inspire the American people to demand enactment of bolder measures than either the Congress or Obama himself currently think necessary or possible.

Barack Obama And The Hope Of Audacity

| Posted 08.19.2008 | Huffington Post

Obama, in his books and speeches, has been almost obsessed with the idea that people are sick of partisan bickering. Yet he also has claimed the identity of a resolute progressive. Can he be both?

Amazon, Barnes & Noble Battle Over My Obama Book

| Posted 08.19.2008 | Huffington Post

In reaction to the torrent of hostile Obama books, my publisher made an early release deal with Amazon, spurring Barnes & Noble to cancel its orders and refuse to stock the book in any of its stores.

Obama And The End Of Reaganomics

| Posted 08.20.2008 | Huffington Post

A President Obama's greatest challenge would be to reverse the ideological assumptions of the past three decades and then to use affirmative government to deliver not just economic recovery but a just and balanced economy and a revitalized democracy.

Forgotten Man

| Posted 08.27.2008 | Politics

Here in Denver, where podium time has been found for a mind-numbing array of obscure speakers, the day will pass without ceremony or acknowledgment of LBJ. Why?

Obama's Challenge, Part I: The Rhetoric

| Posted 08.28.2008 | Politics

What Obama needs is some of what Biden did last night, speaking personally of what American families worry about