It is hard to overstate the landslide victory for women last night. For too long, our health and rights have been used as a political battering ram.
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The reality of politics and race are such that having a black president will mean little if there are no changes in the material conditions of Black America.
Among the many celebrating Barack Obama's victory today are environmentalists. Here's what some have to say:
With the country at an ideological watershed, Obama has a historic opportunity to reshape the ruling paradigm of American politics.
I look forward to working with the entire progressive community in the months to come as we turn our focus away from elections and toward governing so we can quickly get our nation back on track.
Here are some comments I gathered on what Obama's victory means for America's image in the world, from thinkers such as Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Tariq Ramadan, and Garry Kasparov.
From top to bottom, the Obama/Biden plan has just about everything the tech/Internet industry could ask for. But Hollywood is at a crossroads as it decides how to leverage its usual influence within a Democratic administration.
Perhaps the biggest threat to the social progress of this country is to blind oneself to how much further we have to go before racism as a barrier to achievement is a thing of the past.
The table is set to wipe away the legacy of decades of failed conservative ideology, but what becomes of that opportunity is up to us.
Forty years after his assassination shattered dreams and brought his quest to change America to a sudden, brutal halt, Robert Kennedy reached the goal that had been denied him in life.
If the only time you can actually speak from your heart is when you have lost, then why are you running? What good are you doing anyone, including yourself?
An advocate for the environment will be the next US president. We may be eight years late, but America is finally poised to enter the 21st century.
My son will be growing up in a world my father didn't, a world with more possibilities open to him than existed before; closer, at least, to the world as it should be than the world as it was. Or is.
What an insult it is to the idea of accountability -- this notion that responsibility for the ugly emotions unleashed by demagoguery this campaign season is wiped away by a concession speech.
Mr President-Elect, there is a pile of ticking time-bombs waiting in your in-tray and you have to defuse each one of them, fast. Welcome to the next four years of your life.
It has been estimated that we could fund the changes necessary to turn our world around by shifting just 1/6th of the world's military budget into programs that support energy efficiency.
Being pleased to make this vote, this connection with my land again will stay with me for as long as what forever might be.
AdAge announced today that yesterday, November 4, is the most significant day for marketers in the history of the world.
Elections aren't about intellect. They're about emotion. That's why people so often vote against their own interests.
Last night, while standing just a few feet from the podium from which our next pro-choice president spoke, I was overcome with pride and emotion.
The country will never be the same. Obama has succeeded in bringing out our better nature, in appealing to our better selves.
Our neighborhood has had many more Obama lawn signs than McCain, by a a ratio of almost 10:1. Today someone drove through this part of the town and stole all of the Obama signs.
Numerous veterans are returning home to find a newly found passion for politics as we have seen first hand how America's policies affect other nations and how Washington has failed.
We docked the ship on shore. We're back to normal now. We have re-established the fundamental building blocks of Western civilization -- we have our foundation underneath us.
This is a moment to remember, and to share. May we all have a wonderful evening!
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