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The Obama Revolution

Alan Kennedy-Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Kennedy-Shaffer

The Obama Revolution is more than a revolution of policy proposals, campaign decisions, and lofty rhetoric. It is a revolution in the way we think about ourselves and act on our convictions.

Dr. Dean's Return To My-Way-Or-The-Highway Politics

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

The important thing is to be sure that while we're endeavoring to achieve universal health care, we don't do so only or largely on the backs of ill people.

When Is It Going To Get Better?

Michael Lutin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Lutin

How long, how many bumps, crashes, scrapes and whacks, will it take before we actually see that the change that is actually happening is not the change that even Obama expected?

When The Shift Hits The Fan

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Shift Happens! Change, it turns out, is not a tidy process. Anyone who's ever been through a divorce or quit their job or perhaps more commonly n...

An Open Letter to President Obama

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Pollock

You have forever changed what it means to be the President of the United States and I'm so grateful and happy for your existence.

The Difference Between Hope and Change

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

I think we're excited at the prospect of change, but fear being fooled by mere hope. After all, those two concepts -- hope and change -- are not the same thing.

Smart Power and the New Secretary of State

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Smart power in the service of the robust diplomacy Clinton intends to implement is about listening, learning what the other side truly wants and needs rather than reliance on assumptions.

Moving from 'Yes, We Can' to Yes We Are!

Michelle Cote | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Cote

After this week's celebrations end, we will have to follow Dr. King's example and reinvest our energy and optimism into efforts whose benefits many not be fully seen for many years to come.

The Chance To Change

Kevin Coval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Coval

Today is a day to dream immensely and get ready for the work that is to come.

Our Hope in Obama, Our Hearts to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jack Healey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Healey

We miss Dr Martin Luther King, Jr each day. His day, our day, asks each of us to stand up for decency and justice and non violence in our time, in our community, in our family, and in our world.

A Grand Opportunity for a Global President

Shuja Nawaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shuja Nawaz

Expectations for Obama are high and no where more than in the Muslim World that has seen the past decade marked by a threatened Clash of Civilizations between it and the West.

Now We Can

Rick Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Siegel

Now we can and must demand better ethical standards from our bankers, financial advisors, corporate and political leaders.

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Why the Obama Administration Must Appoint an NIH Director Committed to Cures

Lou Weisbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lou Weisbach

There must be a place in the NIH where the discovery of knowledge is focused on preventing or curing the diseases of our loved ones.

Obama's Chicago Soul: President's Ideals Tie Him To City's Music Legends

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Hoekstra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama paid homage to Chicago soul in his Grant Park acceptance speech. He riffed on Wendell Phillips High graduate Sam Cooke by...

Why and How President Obama Will Succeed Beyond Our Wildest Dreams

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

This President has the backing of the frightened majority of Americans. We are ready to do whatever it takes to help our new President do whatever it takes to save us.

I Vote for Peace

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

There is no common definition of peace. Instead, it means different things at different times to different people. True peace is a dynamic way of being in the world wherein all are blessed.

Rick Warren Announcement Is Slap In The Face To GLBTQ Army

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Foval

Mr. Obama, by choosing Rick Warren, you have sent a shiver up the spine of every GLBTQ American who believed that you might actually be the voice and actor of real change.

Why Pastor Rick Warren Was the Wright Move

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

As it stands, we've got a president-elect who is putting Rev. Jeremiah Wright behind him for good so he can deliver on some campaign promises. Stay tuned... And keep the faith.

Obama's Experiment

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

On November 4th, Barack Obama was elected President as the result of the most effective political campaign in American history. The election of Ameri...

Barack Obama: Change

Don King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don King

The world is watching American history in the making, live and in living color. We've taken an important step in the right direction by electing Barack Obama as President.

Growling and Kicking for Social Change

Gara LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gara LaMarche

We need to not only tap the power, the knowledge, the wisdom of age; we need to do that in a way that works for older adults across all economic, social, racial and ethnic lines.

Out Of Line: Preferences

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


Sam Stein

Obama Defends Cabinet: The Change Will Come From Me | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking to reporters for the third time in three days, Barack Obama was asked directly whether the staff choices he had made for his cabinet and advi...


Bernard Rowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard Rowan

It's time to bring in a new generation of leaders to the White House, not just a new version of the same.

Can We?

Wendy Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendy Block

I'm not ready to return to the same non-adrenaline-rush grassroots work that propelled Obama and the Dems to such a decisive victory.