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How's That Hope and Change Working Out For Me? Just Fine, Thanks.

Brian Joyce | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Brian Joyce

We're now six years and counting into Barack Obama's presidency, and I have to tell you: That hopey-changey stuff is working out great! Of course, I say that as someone who reads the news and pays attention to the President's accomplishments.

Why Does Britain Keep Adopting The Wrong Ideas From The US? Asks UK Commentator

The Independent | Mary Dejevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

What is it about American ideas that Britain, and New Labour Britain in particular, finds so seductive? Oh, I know how fertile their think-tank cultur...

Social Networking Site Provides Glimpse Into Global Community

Jane Wylen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane Wylen

I thought that, by interviewing some of my contacts on Livemocha, I could gain some insight into how we Americans look from the outside. One man living in China wrote: "The U.S. has good education and good medical care. Americans enjoy every minute."