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por Alfredo Toro Hardy 17 de octubre, 2009 Obama es sin duda un líder con buena estrella. Teniendo a sus espaldas un modestísimo curriculum político –dos años en el Senado Federal y unos pocos años más en el irrelevante Senado estadal de Illinois- llegó a la presidencia de la nación más poderosa de la tierra. En su [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
versión en español abajo Will You Love Every Future President? by David Swanson October 15, 2009 Presidential power has been on a pathway of expansion beyond what the Constitution outlined, and what a government of, by, and for the people requires, since George Washington was president. That expansion, which hit the highway after World War II, got a [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
A packed house hears a left-wing critique of Obama by Seth Rolbein October 29, 2009 BOSTON UNIVERSITY – With the Tsai Performance Center filled to its 500-seat capacity, many in the audience remembered when that hall was named Hayden, the University was in turmoil, and Howard Zinn was both lightning rod and radical catalyst. Much has changed. The Howard [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
What was once depicted as a grave act of lawlessness — Bush’s NSA program — is now deemed a vital state secret. by Glenn Greenwald November 1, 2009 The Obama administration has, yet again, asserted the broadest and most radical version of the “state secrets” privilege — which previously caused so much controversy and turmoil among [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
by Norman Solomon November 16, 2009 This week begins with a significant new straw in the political wind for President Obama to consider. The California Democratic Party has just sent him a formal and clear message: Stop making war in Afghanistan. Overwhelmingly approved on Sunday by the California Democratic Party’s 300-member statewide executive board, the resolution is titled [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
by Gideon Levy November 1, 2009 Barack Obama has been busy – offering the Jewish People blessings for Rosh Hashanah, and recording a flattering video for the President’s Conference in Jerusalem and another for Yitzhak Rabin’s memorial rally. Only Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah surpasses him in terms of sheer output of recorded remarks. In all the videos, Obama heaps [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
October 15, 2009 Part 1 Dubbed by the National Review as “the most dangerous political philosopher in the West” and the New York Times as “the Elvis of cultural theory,” Slovenian philosopher and public intellectual Slavoj Žižek has written over fifty books on philosophy, psychoanalysis, theology, history and political theory. In his latest book, First as Tragedy, [...]Leer más0 Comentarios