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Obama Democracy

Sam Stein

Obama's Speech By The Words: Low On Democracy, Heavy On Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's speech at West Point on Tuesday night, in which he announced the addition of U.S. 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, was more about broad...

The I-Factor

David Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Hoffman

From Iran to Pakistan, information access puts authoritarian rulers in a dilemma.

Predicting Obama's Invesco Memes

David Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Weinberger

This might be one: "John McCain will use images of this event against us. When he sees tens of thousands of Americans eager to participate, he sees celebrity. As I look out tonight, I see democracy."

Denver Vlogging For Democracy

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

The big reason I'm here is to stand up for participatory democracy. This election marks the serious beginning of a shift from big-money governance to networked governance.

Obama And The End Of Reaganomics

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Kuttner

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.